Mary Kom in celebration of International Women’s Day | Sunday Observer

Mary Kom in celebration of International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be screening Hindi Feature Film “Mary Kom“ (with English subtitles) on at the Indian Cultural Centre Auditorium, No 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7, on March 8, at 3 pm.

Mary Kom is a 2014 Indian biographical sports film depicting Kom’s journey of becoming a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championships in Ningbo.

The award winning film is directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in association with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. The film stars Priyanka Chopra in the lead role of the eponymous boxer, with Darshan Kumar and Sunil Thapa in supporting roles of her husband and mentor, respectively. The film won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment and was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Film and Best Actress. Priyanka Chopra won the Screen Award and the Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in Mary Kom.