Thursday, July 25, 2024

Amitabh unveils poster of ‘Olympics in Reel Life’:Captures spirit of Indians


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The ambassador of the Film Heritage Foundation (FHF), and megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled the poster of ‘Olympics in Reel Life – A Festival of Films and Photographs’, said it will remind us of the achievements of the Indian Olympians.
As India gears up to host the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session after 40 years, and amid talk of Indian interest in hosting a future edition of the Olympic Games, the Mumbai-based Film Heritage Foundation, and Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland have joined hands to present ‘Olympics in Reel Life – A Festival of Films and Photographs.’ The festival is in collaboration with The National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), and India International Centre (IIC).
During the release of the poster, Big B was joined by Film Heritage Foundation Director, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur; Olympic Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra; hockey legend M.M. Somaya; and the renowned Badminton player Aparna Popat.
Talking about the same, Amitabh said: “I am delighted to hear that Film Heritage Foundation is partnering with the Olympic Museum to present a unique event this October in Mumbai and Delhi- ‘Olympics in Reel Life’ -A Festival of Films and Photographs that will celebrate over a century of film heritage beginning from the 1912 film of the Stockholm Olympiad.” (IANS)


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