Tickets to the premiere of Lee Chong Wei biopic go on sale Jan 20

  • Movies
  • Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Lee Chong Wei and his family are expected to attend the screening on March 9. Photo: AFP

Fans of Datuk Lee Chong Wei, here’s your chance to be one of the firsts in the nation to watch his biopic, Lee Chong Wei: Rise Of The Legend. It will be held on March 9 at Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.

However, the version screened on the night of the premiere will be a special one as it is the director’s cut which runs for 133 minutes. The official movie runs for 110 minutes. The organisers will screen the movie on a specially-built 40m x 17m giant LED screen, making it the largest movie screening in Malaysia. Lee and his family are expected to attend the screening too.

“Chong Wei has not seen the film and will be watching it for the first time with everyone at the event. It will be a special occasion for everyone present,” said executive producer of the film Datuk Joe Lee.  Lee Chong Wei: Rise Of The Legend, directed by Teng Bee, chronicles Lee’s journey as a boy with big dreams from Bagan Serai, Perak, to world-renowned shuttler.

Tickets to the screening are priced at RM88, RM108, RM128 and RM168. They will be made available from Jan 20 at

Each ticket comes with one Lee Chong Wei: Rise Of The Legend movie T-shirt valued at RM59, one  ticket to watch the shorter version of Lee Chong Wei: Rise Of The Legend at GSC, one limited edition movie poster pre-autographed by Lee as well as the cast of the movie and one movie bag. These will be distributed at venue on the event day with proof of ticket. For more enquiries, call 03 8605 0195.

The movie opens nationwide on March 15.

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