R Balki’s film Ghoomer starring Abhishek Bachchan And Saiyami Kher will flag off the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) in August. IFFM is one of the biggest film festivals outside India and will take place from August 11 to 20, 2023. The 14th edition of the film festival will be held in Melbourne, Australia.
Ghoomar is the story of a paralyzed sportsperson played by Saiyami Kher. She excels in cricket and is coached by Abhishek Bachchan’s character. The film also stars Shabana Azmi and Angad Bedi in key roles.
Balki and Bachchan talked about the film and said that it is an honor for the team as Ghoomar will be opening the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Ghoomar is a story of how people can turn adversity into advantage, they said in a joint statement. It is a story of innovation and a tribute to sports and the reservoir of human resilience, he said.
Earlier, Saiyami Kher had written a heartfelt note for the film and the makers. Taking it to Instagram, she wrote, “Every project I do feels special, something extra special. All my life, I have dreamed of living the life of a professional cricketer. ‘Ghoomar’ gave me that opportunity.” Given. As they say, when you really want something, the universe conspires to make it happen. This project taught me that. Directed by R. Balki, shot by @vishalcinharop Ghoomar Everything teamwork It was a project with some of my best people. We met. It was a project that gave me an opportunity to play a sport that I love. A project that gave me an opportunity to play one of the most challenging roles I have ever played; emotionally and physically. It’s true Feels too good to be.”
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