The 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) shall be celebrating the work of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray by screening 5 of his classics. IFFI, which takes place in Goa from November 20-28 yearly, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and can now be held from January 16 to January 24.
As a part of the tribute, the competition will showcase Ray’s acclaimed “Pather Panchali”, the primary movie of his The Apu Trilogy, 1964 romantic drama “Charulata”, “Sonar Kella”, his 1977 Hindi directorial debut “Shatranj Ke Khilari” and “Ghare Baire” (1984).
“Saand Ki Aankh”, directed by Tushar Hiranandani and that includes Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar, would be the opening film for the Panorama part on the competition.
A complete of 224 movies shall be screened below totally different sections on the 51st version, which shall be organised in a hybrid format within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
Bangladesh is the main target nation at this yr’s IFFI, which is able to display 4 movies from the nation, together with “Jibondhuli” and “Meghmallar” set towards the backdrop of the 1971 Liberation War, on the competition.