Documentary on boxer Amir Khan to premiere in London today

Published: September 29, 2018
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PHOTO: IBTIMES

PHOTO: IBTIMES

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan, on Friday, announced a feature-documentary based on his life is all set for its world premiere at Raindance Film Festival in London today.

Sharing with his fans, the 31-year-old revealed the news on his Instagram account and wrote, “Excited to announce that TEAM KHAN, a feature documentary about me is having its World Premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London, this Saturday, 29th of September. Last few tickets are available through the Raindance website. See you there!”

In addition to its premiere, the documentary is also nominated in the categories of Best UK Feature and Best Cinematography at the Raindance Film Festival.

The film is set to have a wider release later this year, Amir also informed.

“Over the course of two years we spent countless hours watching Amir train under the tutelage of Virgil Hunter. The skill, dedication and athleticism we witnessed in those sessions was incredible to see up close,” the production team wrote on social media.

PHOTO: IBTIMES UK

PHOTO: IBTIMES UK

“This has been a long journey over the last 4 years and we want to thank everyone who has supported us along the way, especially the amazing team who helped bring it to life,” they further added.

Shot over a course of two years, the short film is a joint project of Australian film-makers Blair Macdonald and Oliver Clark of Novemba Films. The team has been working with Khan for over four years.

The film will be based on the British-Pakistani sportsman’s career and his team’s everyday routine.

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