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Rajkummar Hirani, Vicky Kaushal to attend inclusion-themed Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Filmmaker Hirani and champion the theme of 'inclusion' at the upcoming of (IIFM).

The festival is scheduled to be held between August 10 and 22, according to a press release.

Hirani and Kaushal are key guests at this year's IIFM to celebrate along with the diaspora.

The director-duo recently worked together on "Sanju", a biopic on

"I'm looking forward to the festival this year, especially since it is championing the theme of inclusion in cinema...

"It's always an enriching experience when people of different diaspora watch our films," Hirani, who has directed social issues-based films such as "Munna Bhai MBBS", "PK" and "3 idiots", said in a statement.

Featuring in the title role, "Sanju" has been nominated in best film, director, actor and supporting performance categories at the IFFM Awards.

"Sanju" will also be screened at

Kaushal rose to prominence after his debut in "Masaan", a film directed by that subtly explored the rot of caste system still prevalent in Indian society.

The IIFM will offer cinematic marvels celebrating the theme of inclusion with an array of screenings, competitions, panel discussions and other activities planned for the audience, the release added.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 17:25 IST