Friday, 06 October 2017 06:58

Manjhi – The Mountain man at ICC auditorium

Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) will be screening Hindi film titled “Manjhi- The Mountain Man” directed by Ketan Mehta and produced by Nina Latha Gupta and Deepa Sahi starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Aptein in lead roles, on October 13 at 3 pm at ICC auditorium at 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7.

Manjhi- The Mountain Man is based on the true story of Dashrath Manji, poor labourer in Gehlaur village near Gaya in the state of Bihar who carved a path 360 ft long x 30ft wide path through the Gehlour Hills using only a hammer and chisel to shorten the travel from his village to city where the nearest medical Centre was located which took him 22 years to complete this mission from 1963-1983.

All are cordially invited.

For further details please contact the ICC.

(Daily News)

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