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Bollywood actress in Pakistani film to be screened at London Film Festival

Kalki Koechlin during an event in New Delhi on May 18, 2017. (AFP)

A Pakistani film that features, Kalki Koechlin, an actress and writer of French descent will be featured at the BFI London Film Festival, the only Pakistani film to have made the cut.

According to a Daily Times report, the film – named Azmaish – takes the audience on a tour of the subcontinent and provides a fresh angle on how to maintain peace within Pakistan and India.

The London Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday in full swing and will end on October 16 in which films from more than 60 different countries will be screened.

300 films, 50 countries

The festival is an annual film festival held in the United Kingdom, running in the second half of October with cooperation from the British Film Institute. It screens more than 300 films, documentaries and shorts from approximately 50 countries.

According to a local report, 242 films, eight international premieres and 34 European premieres will take place during the festival.

Koechlin is the recipient of a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award and two Screen Awards, among other accolades.

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Last Update: Monday, 9 October 2017 KSA 15:51 - GMT 12:51
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