12Word hit today that inspirational freedom fighter NELSON MANDELA has died at the age of 95. An iconic figure in the South African anti-apartheid movement, he served 27 years in prison for his human rights efforts before being released and elected to President.

A revered statesman and symbol of hope to millions of people, MANDELA has been the subject of several films. The latest of these, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, is currently in release and is based on his autobiography of the same name. Produced by ANANT SINGH and staring IDRIS ELBA, the film is a testament to the strength and life of a beloved international hero.

At the recent press conference to promote the film, SINGH talked about campaigning for the film rights and meeting the great man himself. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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