The Indian Cultural Centre will screen ‘Dangal’, a Hindi feature film, on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at its premises at 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07.
Dangal is a biographical film about amateur wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his family. Phogat trained his daughters Geetha Phogat and Babita Kumari to be India’s first world class female wrestlers. The film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Amir Khan, who plays the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat.
The film was a record-breaking commercial success and won several national and international awards. At the 62nd Filmfare Awards, ‘Dangal’ won four awards, Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Action and at the 64th National Film Awards, Wasim won the Best Supporting Actress. Dangal also won the inaugural Best Asian Film award at Australia’s 7th AACTA Awards as well as 2017’s Best Foreign Film and Top Foreign Actor (for Aamir Khan) at China’s Douban Film Awards. It was also nominated in the Asian Brilliant Stars category at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.
Entrance for the screening is free and seating is on a first come first served basis.