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Indian cricketers bat for film ‘Poor’

Mumbai, Feb 21: Rahul Bose’s directorial “Poor” — a biopic on a teeger who became the youngest girl in the world to scale the Mount Everest — has found fans in cricketers like Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble and many others. Rahul has produced, directed and acted in “Poor”. After a special screening of the movie for Indian cricketers here, the guests were all praise for the inspiratiol tale of real life star Poor Malavath, a 13-year-old girl from Telanga who created history on May 25, 2014, by scaling the highest mountain peak. Kumble and Kohli, along with Sanjay Bangar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dinesh Karthik, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav, Abhiv Mukund, Karun yar, Lokesh Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha, R. Shridhar, Patrick Farhat, Anil Patel, Ravindra Jadeja and Jayant Yadav caught the film, read a statement. IANS