Prakash Javadekar announces IFFI’s Indian Panorama line-up, Saand Ki Aankh, Chhichhore to be screened


By: PTI | New Delhi |

December 19, 2020 3:10:27 pm

Saand Ki Aankh and Chhichhore, will be screened as a part of the Indian Panaroma part on the 51st International Film Festival of India.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday introduced that 20 non-feature and 23 characteristic movies, together with Saand Ki Aankh and Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chhichhore, will be screened as a part of the Indian Panorama part on the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

The nine-day movie gala, which was beforehand scheduled to happen in Goa from November 20-28, bought postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and can now be held from January 16 to January 24.

“Happy to announce the selection of 23 feature and 20 non-feature films in Indian Panorama of 51st IFFI. @MIB_India” Javadekar mentioned on Twitter.

Saand Ki Aankh, directed by Tushar Hiranandani and that includes Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar, will be the opening film for the Panorama part on the pageant, which can even see the screenings of Vetri Maaran’s Asuran, Nila Madhab Panda’s Oriya language film Kalira Atita and Govind Nihalani’s Up, Up & Up.

The listing of movies, chosen by a jury headed by filmmaker-writer John Mathew Matthan, additionally contains Bridge (Assamese), Avijatrik (Bengali), Pinki Elli? (Kannada), Trance (Malayalam) and Prawaas (Marathi).

Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore, starring Rajput, who died in June this 12 months, has been included as a part of three mainstream movies, which additionally consists of Asuran and Malayalam film Kappela.

The motion pictures have been chosen by an inner committee of Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) based mostly on the suggestions of Film Federation of India (FFI) and Producer’s Guild.

The non-feature jury was headed by acclaimed characteristic and documentary filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar.

The jury chosen Ankit Kothari’s “Paanchika”, a Gujarati language film, because the opening non-feature movie of Indian Panorama 2020.

A complete 20 titles, together with 100 Years Of Chrysotom – A Biographical Film, Ahimsa- Gandhi: The Power Of The Powerless, Justice Delayed But Delivered, Still Alive and Investing Life, will be showcased underneath the part.

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