Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s film Pink, which dealt with crime against women, has been invited for a special screening at the United Nations head quarters in New York.
The 73-year-old actor, who plays a lawyer in the film, took to Twitter to make the announcement.
“PINK invited for a special screening of the film at UN Head Quarters, in New York .. by Assistant Secretary General .. honoured,” Amitabh Bachchan posted on Twitter.
Pink is a 2016 Indian courtroom drama film directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, written by Ritesh Shah, and produced by Rashmi Sharma andShoojit Sircar.
It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Angad Bedi, Andrea Tariang, Piyush Mishra, and Dhritiman Chatterjee. It was released on 16 September 2016. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) granted the film a U/A certificate with four verbal cuts.
The film was specially screened for the Rajasthan Police so as to train them to be sensitive and sensible about women’s rights and dignity.
The film was a clear winner at the Indian box office, and received a very positive response from both the audience and critics. On November 4, 2016 the movie completed a lucrative 50 day run at the movie theatres.
Pink movie has been considered as the most successful film for Amitabh Bachchan in recent times.
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