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The 'Chak De India' team continues on its victorious march! After having swept India, UK and the US, Shah Rukh Khan and his team have now set their eyes on winning over Japan. The film has been invited to be a part of the 21st Tokyo International Film Festival, to be held in Tokyo from the 18th - 26th October 2008. The Tokyo International Film Festival is one of Asia's most prominent and vibrant Film Festivals. It is renowned for showcasing alternative cinema from all corners of the globe. 'Chak De India' will be showcased in the Winds of Asia-Middle East section. This section features the best films from East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia and the Middle East.
This year's edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival is as comprehensive as ever, featuring 790 films from 72 countries in competitive section plus special sections devoted to world cinema Japanese cinema and many more. It will be even more memorable for Indian film lovers if 'Chak De India' manages to woo Japan in a manner that not many previous Indian movies have succeeded (other than Rajnikanth movies of course). Shimit Amin, the Director of ‘Chak De India’ will be traveling to Tokyo for the screening and said ‘We are truly honored. It is a wonderful pat on the back for everyone associated with this film.’
And given that the film has such universal appeal, it’s highly probable that 'Chak De India' will manage to leave a permanent mark on the Tokyo International Film Festival.
19 Oct '08, 15:30 - 18:28 (open 15:10)
Roppongi [Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills Screen5]
22 Oct '08, 11:20 - 14:18 (open 11:00)
Shibuya [Bunkamura Le Cinema 2]