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Will Smith meets Bollywood

After a visit to Agra with his son to see the Taj Mahal on†Tuesday,Hollywood superstar Will Smith spent†the next day catching up withBollywood personalities.

"Not with any other purposebut just to acquaint himself with the biggest movie industry inthe world," aSony spokesperson informed.

"There was no talk of any concrete movies. Just regular back and forth ofviews."

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Among the†film personalities Smith was due to meet weredirectors Karan Johar, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Subhash Ghai and Ashutosh Gowariker, Manmohan Shetty of Adlabs and†UTV's Ronnie Screwvala.

Gowariker, however,†missed his appointment with Smith. "I†had to rushto Delhi for an important archeologicalappointment regarding my film Jodha-Akbar. I'd have loved to meet him. I believe he was keentoknow about our film industry."

Johar spent a good hour with Smith. "It wasa productive meeting. He is entertaining and well-informed. I wasquitehappyto see he was genuinely interested†inour industry andina give-and-take of ideas on cinema."

Johar will be with Smith againonFriday when they shoot an episode of the hit reality show Indian Idol.

On Wednesday night, Smith attended a party hosted by Fardeen Khan.

Text: Subhash K Jha | Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

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