Saturday, November 21, 2015

46th IFFI-Indian Panorama inaugurated by Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting inaugurated the Indian Panorama section of the 46th IFFI at the Inox theatre complex. The Minister  along with Sunil Arora, Secretary I&B also felicitated the jury members of Feature and Non Feature Film category. They also felicitated the Directors and other cast & crew of the opening films in the Feature and Non-Feature category at the Indian Panorama section at IFFI-2015. Sanskrit film "Priyamanasam"  directed by Vinod  Mankara is the opening film in the feature section, while film "Goonga Pehalwan", based on the life and struggles of Virender Singh, one of India's most accomplished deaf athletes kick-started the non-feature category. “Films are a very important and powerful medium in spreading message across the world. It promotes friendship. Films made in any part of the world are enjoyed across the globe irrespective of language,"  Rathore saidwhile inaugurating the section..Indian Panorama is Government’s initiative to select films of cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence and to showcase to the world. This year out of record number of entries of 238 feature films and 146 non-feature films, 26 feature films and 21 non-feature films had been selected by the Indian Panorama Jury. The selection in the feature film category included 7 Bengali, 5 Hindi, 4 Malyalam, 4 Marathi and 1 each in Kannada, Konkani, Sanskrit, Tamil and Wancho (Arunachal Pradesh) languages. 

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