Films to be screened at the Indian International Film Festival include Sushant’s ‘Chhichhore’ and ‘Bull’s Eye’
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Saturday that 20 non-feature and 23 feature films, including ‘Chhichhore’ starring ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ and Sushant Singh Rajput (Sushant Singh Rajput), were the 51st Indian The International Film Festival (IFFI) will be screened in the Indian Panorama category. The nine-day film festival was scheduled to take place in Goa from 20-28 November but was postponed due to corona virus epidemic and now the festival will be held from 16 January to 24 January.
– Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 19, 2020
Javadekar tweeted, “Glad to announce the selection of 23 feature and 20 non-feature films in the 51st IFFI’s Indian Panorama.” Directed by Tusshar Hiranandani and starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar, ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ will be the opening film for the Panorama section at the festival, with Vetri Maran’s’ Asuran ‘, Neel Madhav Panda’s Odia language film’ Kalira Attita ‘And Govind Nihalani’s’ Up, Up and Up’ will also be shown.
The films selected by the jury headed by filmmaker-writer John Mathew Matthan included “Bridge” (Assamese), “Avijatrik” (Bangla), “Pinky Alley?” (Kannada), “Trance” (Malayalam) and “Migration” (Marathi). The three mainstream films include Nitesh Tiwari’s “Chichhore” and “Asuran” and also the Malayalam film “Kappella”. The film “Chichhore” is starring Sushant Singh Rajput, who died in June this year.
The films have been selected by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) based on the recommendations of the Film Federation of India (FFI) and the Producers Guild. The non-feature jury was presided over by famous feature and documentary filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar.
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