Merchant taps Turner to power Shakti role

Pearson, Bryan
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that director Ismail Merchant has lured Tina Turner to play the role of Hindu goddess Shakti in the film "The Goddess". Selection of Matthew Modine to be the play the lead character in the movie; Visit of Turner to India to familiarize herself with the Indian culture for her role.


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