Mar 28, 2017
Actor Rahul Bose hosted a special screening of his upcoming film 'Poorna' for President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here ahead of its commercial release.
'Poorna' is a biopic on Poorna Malavath, who at the age of 13, became the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest. A tribal girl, she fought social stigmas and achieved her dreams with true grit, determination and a never-give-up attitude.
President Mukherjee, who saw the film on March 25, was moved by the biopic, which spreads awareness about Poorna's journey, encourages women's empowerment and is an inspiration to women from every part of the country to dream big and accomplish their goals, read a statement issued on behalf of the movie's makers.
Directed and co-produced by Rahul, 'Poorna' will release on Friday.