Rishi Kapoor To Open 8th Jagran Film Festival


Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will inaugurate the 8th edition of the Jagran Film Festival in New Delhi on July 1.

The actor will also participate in a few discussions during the course of the festival in a few of the 16 cities where it is organised.

Kapoor’s films will be presented in all cities wherever the festival travels. Some of the films to be featured are “Mera Naam Joker”, “Bobby”, “Amar Akbar Anthony”, “Agneepath” and “Do Dooni Chaar”.

“It’s a matter of great pride for us that Shri Kapoor has kindly consented to be part of the Festival. We look forward to it,” Basant Rathore, Senior Vice President, said about the actor’s participation in the festival.

This year, the festival screens over 150 Indian and foreign films across 10 film sections till July 5, 2017 before moving on with the journey to cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Patna, Ranchi, Dehradun, Bhopal, Indore, Meerut and many others.

The journey will culminate in Mumbai during its final leg between 15-22 September 2017.