Screening of award-winning Indian biographical Hindi film ‘Mary Kom’ to celebrate International Wome

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be screening Hindi feature film ‘Mary Kom’ (with English subtitles) at 3 p.m. on Thursday 8 March at the Indian Cultural Centre auditorium located at 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. 

‘Mary Kom’ is a 2014 Indian biographical sports film depicting  Kom’s journey of becoming a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championships in Ningbo. 

The award-winning film is directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in association with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. The film stars Priyanka Chopra in the lead role of the eponymous boxer, with Darshan Kumar and Sunil Thapa in supporting roles of her husband and mentor, respectively. 

The film won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Film and Best Actress. Priyanka Chopra won the Screen Award and the Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in ‘Mary Kom’.

All are cordially invited. Free entry. Seating on first come first serve basis.

For further details please contact the Indian Cultural Centre on telephone no: 2684698 and email: [email protected].