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PIX: Mandela's daughter, Prince William attend premiere of film on Mandela

Last updated on: December 06, 2013 19:29 IST

PIX: Mandela's daughter, Prince William attend premiere of film on Mandela

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In an ironic twist of fate, at the time revered peace icon Nelson Mandela breathed his last in Johannesburg, his daughter Zindzi and several others were attending the premiere of a film based on his life in London.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, that released a week ago in the US, has been getting very good reviews and has had several special screenings.

Mandela's daughter Zindzi arrives at the premiere.

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Image: Zindzi Mandela
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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Prince William and his wife Catherine

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The royal premiere was also attended by Prince William and his wife Catherine.


Image: Prince William and his wife Catherine
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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Prince William and Zindzi Mandela

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Prince William chats with Zindzi Mandela (right) and a guest at the premiere.


Image: Prince William and Zindzi Mandela (right)
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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Idris Elba

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Mandela's character has been played by British actor Idris Elba.


Image: Idris Elba
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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Naomie Harris

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British actress Naomie Harris plays Mandela's wife Winnie in the film.


Image: Naomie Harris
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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Justin Chadwick

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The film has been directed by Justin Chadwick, and produced by South African producer of Indian origin, Anant Singh.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom traces Mandela's life from his childhood in a remote rural part of South Africa, through his years struggling against apartheid, to his 27 years imprisonment and his election as the country's first black president in 1994.


Image: Justin Chadwick
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/ REUTERS

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