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World Cinema is about Telling True Stories: Omung Kumar, Film Director - Mary Kom, Sarbjit

Directing biographies require careful research not only in scripting but almost each aspect of filmmaking. How does a competent Film Director navigate a minefield of research mistakes while maintaining the interest levels in the film? Omung Kumar, Director of films like 'Mary Kom', 'Sarbjit' and 'PM Narendra Modi' talks about his method, diligence and craft.

In this video, Omung Kumar discusses the origin of Mary Kom - how he came across her story and how the film came into being.

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