The 49th International Film Festival of India will have the special sports section this time and the films related to the sports will be featured in this section. members from the film fraternity including Akshay Kumar, Chitrangada Singh, Reema Kagti and Rakesh Omprakash Mehra will attend the gala to present their sports-centric films.
The reports published by the news agency United News of India The section will feature six Indian films that are based on the genre of sports biopics – Gold, Mary Kom, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, 1983, MSD: The untold story and Soorma.
The international film extravaganza will see Open Air Screenings as a part of the festival where films of the sports genre will be played on a large screen put up in a vast open area.
The sports biopics will be screened at Open Air screenings open for public at Jogger’s Park in Altinho, Panjim. The occasion will also witness the presence of the cast and crew of the films.
In addition to Akshay Kumar, who will be present for the opening ceremony, stars like Chitrangada Singh and Shaad Ali, Producer and Director respectively, Soorma; Reema Kagti, Director, Gold; Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Director, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Abrid Shine, Director, 1983; will be present for the screening.
The chosen venue for this will be Joggers’ Park in Altinho, Panjim; and will be open to Cine lovers and the general public of all ages. This will also be a non-ticketed event.
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