Dev Benegal excited to join jury panel of film challenge

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Director Dev Benegal, who has won awards for "English August" and "Road Movie", has been chosen as a jury member for the Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge 2013.

The 48 Hour Film Challenge is a part of Sci-Fi-London Film Festival 2013. The competition will start from April 30 and go on till May 6.

"Wow. It's an honour to be a part of such a distinguished jury. 'Pan's Labyrinth' is one of my favourite films and my son and I are great fans of Benedict Cumberbatch," Benegal said in a statement.

Other members of the Jury include actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro.