Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Jackie Chan to visit India as a part of China Film Festival

New Delhi: Action superstar Jackie Chan, best known for 'Rush Hour' series, 'The Myth' and 'The Karate Kid', is all set to visit India this month as part of the China Film Festival to be held in the capital.

Indo China Economic and Cultural Council (ICEC), State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and People's Republic of China are jointly organizing the China Film Festival, which will be held from June 18-23.

"Jackie Chan is visiting Delhi in conjunction with the China Film Festival. 'Chinese Zodiac', his latest film, also directed by him will be the opening film of the six-day festival. He is here as a part of a 20 member delegation visiting India," said Irfan Alam, Member Secretary, ICEC.

Chan will be a leading member of the delegation visiting India along with actors and those involved in creating these moving images from the Chinese film fraternity.

The film festival will offer variety of films from alternative, contemporary, action, adventure, new age cinema and period dramas.

The 59-year-old had previously visited the country in 2008 to participate in Kamal Hassan starrer 'Dasavatharam's' music release function.Chan worked with Indian actress Malika Sherawat in 'The Myth'.

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