Mumbai: &Privé HD, the premium English cinema from the house of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, brings one of the finest films of 2016, ‘Pelé: Birth of a Legend’ on Sunday, 8th October at 1:00pm and 9:00pm.
Directed and written by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist, the film is a biography about the early life of Brazilian footballer Pelé.
The movie chronicles Pele’s meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 and becoming one of the greatest football legends of all time. It portrays how sheer determination and believing in oneself can lead one to greatness. It also brings to light the legendary style of football ‘Ginga’ which was the very technique that defined Pelé’s genius.
Fans of soccer that never got the privilege of watching him play now have the chance to follow Pelé’s career from the start through the film. Pelé is a story about the underdog, a childhood marked by poverty and deprivation and an extraordinary gift of this young boy that changed his life.