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Nov 26, 2019

Narcos' Pablo Escobar Wagner Moura attends IFFI 2019

The sea-side state of Goa is bustling with not just tourists, but cinema lovers from across the world. The ongoing international film festival of India, IFFI is attracting delegates to the best of cinema and some great sessions.

Wagner Moura, best known for playing Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in hit Netflix series Narcos, is attending the International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2019.

At an 'In Conversation 'session at the Maquinez Palace at Panjim, he had an engaging chat with noted Film critic Rajeev Masand. Moura was speaking in a session entitled The Magnificent Artists. He called playing the role of Escobar being a Great journey. He added that international series such as Narcos let people Culturally connect with other, farway places:Moura entered the theatre to loud applause and cheers of "Pablo" in reference to his character.

Answering Masand's question, he told attendees how he prepared for his role.Moura said one Cant portray actors as good and bad, but Pablo was a complex but charismatic man.Moura had presented his directorial debut Marighella at the film festival earlier today. The film is part of the International Competition here. The 2019 film is based on the life of Brazilian politician and guerilla fighter Carlos Marighella.

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