Haryana is slowly and gradually making its way into Bollywood. Be it Kangana Ranaut’s Kusum Sangwan in Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Aamir Khan’s Dangal or Salman Khan playing a wrestler in an upcoming film, Haryana is soon catching everyone’s fancy in Bollywood.
With Hindi films like "Dangal" and "Sultan", which had a strong Haryana connection, turning out to be blockbusters, the state government is planning to set up a film university in the state.
Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Friday that a Film University would be established in the state so that talented students from here, who want to pursue a career in film direction and acting, could get chance to hone their skills.
He noted that Haryanavi language has become extremely popular in Bollywood and films based on Haryanvi background gaining success in the film industry.
Referring to Bollywood movies such as "Dangal" and "Sultan", he said that these movies have made new records because actors had spoken Haryanvi language in these movies.
(with IANS inputs)