FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     29 Jan 2020 10:19:33      انڈین آواز
Ad

The curtain comes down on 50th IFFI in Goa

Image

AMN / GOA

The nine-day long Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India IFFI culminated last evening in Panaji with a glittering award ceremony.

The grand finale at Dr S P Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Panjim with Stalwarts of Indian Cinema, Prem Chopra, Ilaiyaraaja, Aravind Swamy and Birju Maharaj being felicitated. The movie ‘Particles’ directed by Blaise Harrison won The Golden Peacock Award for best film. Malayalam Director Lijo Jose Pellissery won The Silver Peacock Award for the Best Director for the movie Jallikkattu.

The festival saw screening of 300 films of various languages from India and abroad for delegates from different parts of the world. The IFFI was awarded the ICFT-UNESCO Fellini medal at the closing ceremony which was received by Information and Broadcasting, Secretary, Amit Khare and Director of festivals, Chaitanya Prasad.

Image

Governor of Goa, Satyapal Malik, Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, Union minister Babul Supriyo and others were also present on the occasion.

Curtains have fallen on the nine-day long 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India in Goa with announcement of awards for the best film, best director, best actors and felicitation of stalwarts from the film fraternity which included musical maestro Ilayaraja, veteran actor Prem Chopra, Manju Bora, Arvind Swamy and Pandit Birju Maharaj.

The best film award was bagged by ‘Particles’, the best director award went to Lijo Jose Pellissery for his film “Jallikattu”, Best actor’s award to Seu Jorge for the film Marighella, best actress to Usha Jadhav for Marathi film “Mai Ghat”, Special jury award was given away to Pema Tseden’s “Balloon”, Abhishek Shah’s National award-winning film “Hellaroo” won the special mention award, whereas, the best debut film was bagged by “Monsters” and “Abou Leila.

The ICFT’s UNESCO Gandhi medal award was given to “Rwanda” directed by Riccardo Salvetti. The event also saw a mesmerizing performance of Colonial Cousins, a collaboration of Hariharan and Leslie Lewis.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad

SPORTS

Saina Nehwal joins BJP, says ‘PM Modi inspires me’

AMN / NEW DELHI India's badminton star Saina Nehwal today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She join ...

Nagal joins Prajnesh in singles main draw at Tata Open Maharashtra

AMN /Mumbai Sumit Nagal joined compatriot Prajnesh Gunneswaran in the main draw at the upcoming third editi ...

Hockey:Indian Women lose 0-1 to New Zealand

AMN / Auckland spirited Indian Women's Hockey Team lost a hard-fought match 0-1 to hosts New Zealand here o ...

ART & CULTURE

Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

WEB DESK There is some confusion over World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas. We must know the difference between ...

Ad

MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Mumbai International Film Festival begins

AMN / Mumbai The oldest international event for non-feature films in South Asia, the Mumbai International F ...

Shabana Azmi to be discharged from hospital soon

WEB DESK Actress Shabana Azmi, who was injured in an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway recently can b ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!