Premier of “Lion” at Shanghai International Film Festival – Child Actor Sunny Pawar who played character “Saroo” - interacts with Shanghai audience (19 June 2017, Shanghai)

Premier of “Lion” at Shanghai International Film Festival – Child Actor Sunny Pawar who played character “Saroo” - interacts with Shanghai audience (19 June 2017, Shanghai) (Jun 19, 2017)

Premier of “Lion” at Shanghai International Film Festival – Child Actor Sunny Pawar who played character “Saroo” - interacts with Shanghai audience (19 June 2017, Shanghai)

 

          A premier of the Film “Lion” was organized as part of the Shanghai International Film Festival at the Lansheng Dianshang Cinema in Shanghai on 19 June 2017. The film was released by the Wanda Film Production Group along with Wanda Wealth Management Company in Shanghai and is expected to soon be released all over mainland China later this week.

 

  1. Consul General of India along with Consul General of Australia were invited to the premier (the film is set against the backdrop of both these countries) and addressed the audience. It was underscored that films on Indian themes/settings, including Dangal and Lion, which were based on real life stories have been extremely well received amongst Chinese audiences. The film Lion first premiered at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival and had subsequently received six Oscar nominations.

 

Shanghai

19 June 2017 

Enclosure :           Select pics of the event

 
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