46th IFFI Opens Tomorrow


Panaji: The 46th International Film Festival of India is all set to open his door with marvelous world class films from tomorrow. The ten day festival will begin with National and International participation as well as dignitaries.

The biggest film festivals in India will screen 187 movies in World Cinema section as well as 47 films from Indian Panorama section. The legendary film personalities like filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor, Shyam Benegal, Kaushik Ganguli, Pablo Trapero, Tom Hooper will attend the festival.

Legendary actor Anil Kapoor will inaugurate the opening ceremony as the chief guest while music maestro AR Rahman will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the mega event.

Matthew Brown’s “The Man Who Knew Infinity” is the opening film of the festival. World’s third Sanskrit film “Priyamanasam” will open the Indian Panorama section while Spain is the Focus Country at the IFFI 2015.

The festival is collaborating with International Council for Films, Television and Audiovisual Communication (ICFT), Paris while UNESCO will award the ‘ICFT-UNESCOFellini Prize’ to a film.

Inputs from PTI