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Rajkumar Hirani to head Malaysia film fest's jury

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Filmmaker has been appointed jury for this year's Golden Global Awards, which will bring the curtain down on the third edition of Film Festival (MIFFest) on July 20.

The director, known for 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S', 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', '3 Idiots', 'PK' and 'Sanju', will be joined on the panel by South Korean cinematographer Kim Hyung-Koo, Hong Kong Cecilia Yip, Indonesian and Malaysian helmer Ho Yuhang, according to The

The fest and awards are organised by Malaysia's

"(is) the platform to distribute what Malaysian talent has to offer to a global audience", said and

"We know this is an exciting time to film and create films in Malaysia," Goh added.

was established in 2017 with the remit of screening films to the domestic Malaysian audience while also promoting the country's rising filmmaking talent.

It will run July 14-19.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 23:54 IST
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