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Abhishek Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, Angad Bedi, Shabana Azmi grace Ghoomer screening at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

As Ghoomer got a standing ovation at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, here are some pictures from the film's screening at the event. 

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As the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne kickstarted on Saturday, the evening witnessed the grand opening of the film Ghoomer, with directer R Balki and the star cast in attendance. There will be screenings of over 100 films across 22 languages.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

As the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne kickstarted on Saturday, the evening witnessed the grand opening of the film Ghoomer, with directer R Balki and the star cast in attendance. There will be screenings of over 100 films across 22 languages. 

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Speaking at the event, Abhishek Bachchan said, “I’m grateful for this platform for the world premiere of our film. Ghoomer is a labour of love. This has been Balki’s dream for a long time. I don’t think there’s any better way of giving back to a game you love so passionately, by making a film dedicated to it." expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Speaking at the event, Abhishek Bachchan said, “I’m grateful for this platform for the world premiere of our film. Ghoomer is a labour of love. This has been Balki’s dream for a long time. I don’t think there’s any better way of giving back to a game you love so passionately, by making a film dedicated to it."

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Kartik Aaryan was also present at the film festival. His film Satyaprem Ki Katha earlier had a fan screening where he had even received a marriage proposal from a girl.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kartik Aaryan was also present at the film festival. His film Satyaprem Ki Katha earlier had a fan screening where he had even received a marriage proposal from a girl. 

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Directed by R Balki, Ghoomer has Abhishek Bachchan in the role of a coach whose life takes an unexpected turn when he crosses paths with a paraplegic sportsperson, played by Saiyami Kher. Their journey together unfolds against societal challenges and personal struggles, expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Directed by R Balki, Ghoomer has Abhishek Bachchan in the role of a coach whose life takes an unexpected turn when he crosses paths with a paraplegic sportsperson, played by Saiyami Kher. Their journey together unfolds against societal challenges and personal struggles,

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As Ghoomer was showcased for the first time, the audience was enthralled by the film which received a thunderous applause and standing ovation. Seen here are Ghoomer actors Angad Bedi, Saiyami Kher and Abhishek Bachchan soaking in the response.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

As Ghoomer was showcased for the first time, the audience was enthralled by the film which received a thunderous applause and standing ovation. Seen here are Ghoomer actors Angad Bedi, Saiyami Kher and Abhishek Bachchan soaking in the response. 

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Ghoomer also stars Angad Bedi and Shabana Azmi in pivotal roles. The trailer showed Saiyami Kher's character losing her right hand in an accident and becoming a left-handed cricketer after a long struggle.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ghoomer also stars Angad Bedi and Shabana Azmi in pivotal roles. The trailer showed Saiyami Kher's character losing her right hand in an accident and becoming a left-handed cricketer after a long struggle. 

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Angad Bedi wore a statement bandhgala for the festival. Reacting to his Ghoomer trailer, his wife and actor Neha Dhupia had written on Instagram, “As this gem of a film premieres tonight @iffmelbourne film festival… wishing the entire cast and crew luck… been a bystander and watched everyone work too hard on this one … knock it out of the park guys. Good luck team #ghoomer @bachchan @saiyami @hopeprodn @r.balki_7 and most importantly my love @angadbedi. Always in ur corner and always so proud of you … can’t wait to watch it on the big screen with you this Friday.” expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Angad Bedi wore a statement bandhgala for the festival. Reacting to his Ghoomer trailer, his wife and actor Neha Dhupia had written on Instagram, “As this gem of a film premieres tonight @iffmelbourne film festival… wishing the entire cast and crew luck… been a bystander and watched everyone work too hard on this one … knock it out of the park guys. Good luck team #ghoomer @bachchan @saiyami @hopeprodn @r.balki_7 and most importantly my love @angadbedi. Always in ur corner and always so proud of you … can’t wait to watch it on the big screen with you this Friday.”

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Rajshri Deshpande, Vikramaditya Motwane, Archana Purohit and Anurag Kashyap pose together at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne where they attended the screening of Ghoomer.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rajshri Deshpande, Vikramaditya Motwane, Archana Purohit and Anurag Kashyap pose together at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne where they attended the screening of Ghoomer. 

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Abhishek Bachchan also shared pictures from the film festival on Twitter and wrote, “Last night, #Ghoomer had its world premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The love and reception from the audience left me deeply grateful. Can't wait to show you all the magic of Ghoomer on 18th August.” expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 13, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Abhishek Bachchan also shared pictures from the film festival on Twitter and wrote, “Last night, #Ghoomer had its world premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The love and reception from the audience left me deeply grateful. Can't wait to show you all the magic of Ghoomer on 18th August.”

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Shabana Azmi will be hoisting the Indian tricolour as part of the film festival's Independence Day celebrations. She wore a red saree along with a jacket for the screening of Ghoomer at the event.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shabana Azmi will be hoisting the Indian tricolour as part of the film festival's Independence Day celebrations. She wore a red saree along with a jacket for the screening of Ghoomer at the event. 

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