Jagran Film Festival (JFF) is an annually-held film festival by the Jagran Prakashan Group towards making a culture of film gratefulness and a fair and earnest endeavor make a stage that associates extraordinary substance with spectators the nation over.
A year ago, with more than 18 towns, 400+ screenings, 18 film workshops, the celebration legitimately contacted over a crowd of people of more than 55,000 individuals, and the media inclusion of Jagran puts the compass of JFF well past 50 mn individuals crosswise over India.
The tenth Jagran Film Festival started on Thursday with the initiation by Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar. Outstanding film actors like Anil Kapoor, Farah Khan, Adil Hussain, Shobu Yarlagadda, Ketan Mehta and film critic Rajeev Masand alongside different dignitaries were likewise present at the debut function.
The principal day of the film celebration began with Cinema Summit session 1 on ‘Fate of Cinema… Breaking Language Barriers in Indian Cinema’ with Shobu Yarlagadda and Ketan Mehta. This was trailed by Cinema Summit session 2 on Changing Landscape of Bollywood with Farah Khan and ‘In-discussion of Indian Retrospective’ with Anil Kapoor. All the board exchanges were directed by Rajeev Masand.
The celebration is sorted out by Jagran Prakashan consistently. Jagran Prakashan Ltd is one of India’s biggest media companies with nearness crosswise over Print, Radio, Out of Home, Digital, and Activation. By and large, the company connects with in excess of 100 mn Indians through its brands.
World Premiere of ‘Ghawre Bairey Aaj’, directed by Aparna Sen, was screened as the opening film of the festival. It showcased several World and India premier, feature films, short movies/documentaries on the first day.
- 4 World/India premiere movies & Documentary: Ghawre Bairey Aaj (World Premier), Hiroshima Carptheater (India Premier), The Right Pocket of the Robe (India Premier) and Paangshu (India Premier)
- Feature films: Coolie No. 1 (Homage to Kader Khan), Mr. India (Indian Retrospective of Anil Kapoor), Emotions and Musk
- Short films/documentaries: Meal (Opening short film and India Premier), A Monsoon Date, Coral Woman (Feature Documentary), Refugee by Mistake, The Phish Tale, Kulasamy, The Phish Tale, A Strange Night for Mr Shasmal and The Booth
The Jagran Film Festival will travel through Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Meerut, Dehradun, Hisar, Ludhiana, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Gorakhpur, Raipur, Indore and Bhopal. The festival will culminate on September 29 in Mumbai.
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