Pahlavan highlights the struggle that the sport of wrestling has endured in the past year, portraying a gripping journey of how sports diplomacy can create unlikely alliances. When the International Olympic Committee were suggesting that the sport be exempt from the Olympic Games, the team behind Pahlavan thought it pertinent to highlight its heritage, and show how wrestling acts as a vessel for sports diplomacy, achieving something traditional diplomacy fails at.

Whether a sport enthusiast or not, this documentary tells a touching tale that highlights the inarguable importance and significance of this age-old discipline.





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