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'Mary Kom', '1983', 'MSD: The Untold Story' to have open air screenings at IFFI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indian sports biopics, such as "Mary Kom", "1983" and "MSD: The Untold Story", will have open air screenings at the the 49th edition of the (IFFI).

The festival, to be held from November 20 to 28 in Goa, will give a hat-tip to the Khelo India initiative this year by recognising the contribution of Indian sportspersons.

This section features a total of six Indian films that are based on the genre of sports biopics, which will also showcase "Gold", "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Soorma".

"Gold" and lead Akshay Kumar, "Bhaag..." Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, "Soorma" and Chitrangda Singh and "1983" director will be present at the screenings of their films at the international movie gala.

Akshay will also be present at IFFI's opening ceremony.

The biopics will be screened at in Altinho, Panjim and will be open for public.

This is a non-ticketed event.

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First Published: Sun, November 11 2018. 14:25 IST