The 51st Worldwide Movie Pageant of India (IFFI) is ready to happen in Goa from January 16-24, 2021. The most recent version will display a complete of 224 movies underneath completely different sections. With Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Ashutosh Gowariker, Dia Mirza, Rakeysh Mehra, Subhash Ghai, Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor already supporting and selling the pageant on social media, the occasion organisers predict a superb participation this yr.

In an unique dialog with, Chaitanya Prasad, IFFI Director, shared that upon postponement of the pageant, the organising committee fastened a brand new date after which labored backwards in direction of the deadline. He additional acknowledged that regardless of the pageant having a hybrid format this yr, the participation has been noteworthy.

“There are seven screening theatres, 28 movies a day, so roughly about 224 movies in complete. For the worldwide part, we obtained greater than 600 movies. Once we despatched out the registration, we sought virtual-physical, physical-virtual and solely digital. We obtained greater than 100 digital profiles of movies. The response was overwhelming. Once we began to get rid of, we didn’t know what to get rid of. The cinema presentation goes to be mind-blowing,” he mentioned.

Moreover IFFI 2021 incorporating OTT for the primary time, there could be a particular homage part for artistes we misplaced in 2020. The Indian Panorama part could have an important assortment of regional cinema too.

Bangladesh goes to be the main target nation on the IFFI 2021. Actors and filmmakers from the nation may even be part of the pageant, both as jury members or as visitors.

Patrons may also look out for the commemoration of Satyajit Ray’s centenary, that would come with showcasing 5 of Ray’s movies.

Talking about how the movie pageant will act as a “obligatory injection” within the time of Covid-19, the pageant director mentioned, “The pageant offers hope and inspiration. Watching cinema within the consolation of your property and watching it in a theatre – someplace you need to break the glass ceiling. Warning, precaution and care is the bottomline. It can showcase to the world that if you’re decided to do one thing with healthful participation, it’s potential.”


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