clear clear
clear clear clear clear clear
clear
Movies

Kiran Rao hails documentary GULABI GANG; plans elite screening for pals



February 12, 2014 07:20:30 PM IST
updated February 13, 2014 11:03:34 AM IST
By Ajit Ramachanddran, Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

Kiran Rao is going her good Samaritan bit for deserving cinema, yet again, albeit a tad differently.

Earlier, Aamir Khan's spouse had extended her support and turned presenter for the critically-acclaimed flick: SHIP OF THESEUS. With her efforts, Kiran managed to secure a theatrical release for it to reach a wider audience.

GULABI GANG and KIRAN RAO
GULABI GANG and KIRAN RAO

This time around, it is Sohum Shah who has turned presenter for the first ever high-profile release of a documentary titled GULABI GANG, which is based on Sampat Pal and the fiery women of her team Gulabi Gang-who take up the fight against gender violence, caste oppression and widespread corruption in Bundelkhand.

On watching the hard-hitting documentary directed by Nishita Jain, Kiran felt that it was too good a cinematic treat to be given a miss!

CHECK OUT: Madhuri Dixit's maiden tune with mom for GULAAB GANG!

Towards this end, Kiran will be holding a special screening of the documentary on February 13, 2014. And her guest list includes prized names such as Raj Kumar Hirani, Gauri Shinde, Vinod Chopra, Victor, Reema Kagti and Prasoon Joshi, among others.

Kiran Rao says, ''GULABI GANG is not just a really good film, I think it's a really important film, and so I wanted to help it gain some attention within the film industry and also in the public space. So, I'm having a screening for a few friends who I am hoping will be as moved as I was by it, and will spread a good word about it.''

GULABI GANG is slated to release on Feb. 21, 2014.

  


   Comments

 
  

More related news


- Kiran Rao & Vikramaditya Motwane replace Jaya Bachchan & Shabana Azmi - News
- Gauri Shinde: Documentary GULABI GANG is a must-see for every Indian! - News
- Kiran Rao's SHIP OF THESEUS goes to Australia - News
- SHIP OF THESEUS actress won't be promoting the film - News
- Kiran Rao to open her own production house? - News
- Kiran Rao & UTV's distribution model for Anand Gandhi's SHIP OF THESEUS revealed - News
- Kiran Rao fulfills Ayan Mukerji's wish - News
- Kiran's SHIP OF THESEUS to have a limited release - News
- Kiran Rao hires college graduates to promote SHIP OF THESEUS - News
- SHIP OF THESEUS rated among top 15 films that can change your life - News
- Prateik wants Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao's feedback on ISSAQ - News
- Kiran Rao says no to TV promotions - News
- Kiran Rao: DELHI BELLY may have a dubbed Hindi version - News
- PEEPLI LIVE wins the best music score trophy at Asian Film Awards - News
- Kiran Rao: I love Salman - News

 

 News Archives

Movie Reviews
  Hot Gallery
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Best Dress Of The Week
Best Dress Of The Week
Babe Of The Day
Babe Of The Day
more...

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.