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Apr 23, 2011 at 11:57am IST

'I am Kalam' set for June release: Director

Bhubaneswar: I Am Kalam, an award-winning feature film about the struggle of a boy who is inspired by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is set to hit the screens globally by June-end, its director, Nila Madhaba Panda, said.

The one-and-a-half-hour film, produced by Smile Foundation, aims at motivating the poor to educate their children.

"The film is set to release in June-end worldwide," Panda who is a native of Orissa's Subarnapur district told. I Am Kalam has been screened at film festivals worldwide and has won 11 international awards, including the top one at the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles (IFFLA).

'I am Kalam' set for June release: Director

I Am Kalam (Publicity Still)

"The film was screened at 25 international festivals," Panda said.