‘Mohenjo’ Daro closing film of Locarno International Film Festival

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Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro has been selected as the closing film of the 69th edition of

Hrithik…Great honour.

This is an international film festival held annually in August in the city of Locarno, Switzerland since 1946. The main feature of the festival is the open-air screening area at the Piazza Grande with room for over 8,000 spectators, having one of the largest open-air screens in the world.

The actor said he is not sure whether he will be attend the festival. ”I would love to go. I am not sure. I don’t know the schedule. But it’s a matter of great pride and honour. Lagaan also started its journey by being the closing film of the fest. This is a good sign. Hope Mohenjo Daro gets the same success,” Hrithik said referring to Aamir Khan starrer which competed for the best foreign language film at the Oscars.

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The epic adventure-romance story is set in the city of Mohenjo Daro in the era of the Indus Valley civilisation which dates back to 2,600 BCE.

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, the film marks the Bollywood debut of Pooja Hegde. Hrithik Roshan was last seen in Bang Bang! opposite Katrina Kaif in 2014.

Mohenjo Daro will release worldwide on August 12 clashing with Akshay Kumar’s Rustom. – CINEWS

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