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Special screening of Captain Phillips for Indian naval officers

October 21, 2013 13:45 IST

Commander-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, Shekhar Sinha poses with the poster of Captain PhilipsIn a rare move, Tom Hanks-starrer Captain Phillips was screened for the Indian naval officers recently in Mumbai.

Commander-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, Shekhar Sinha (left) was one of the guests at the special screening.

Captain Phillips is a critically acclaimed film based on the real life incident of the 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama by the Somali pirates.

With very few movies being made on this subject, the theme of Captain Phillips seems to have found a connection with the officers. 

In the picture: Commander-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, Shekhar Sinha