IFFI 52 To Pay Homage To Stalwarts Of Indian Cinema

19 November 2021

The 52nd International Film Festival of India, which is scheduled to take-off tomorrow, November 20, 2021, will pay homage to the stalwarts of Indian cinema whom the film industry lost in the recent past. The festival will celebrate their life and work by screening their noted films.

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s Devdas, director Buddhadeb Das Gupta’s Kaalpurush , actress Surekha Sikri’s Badhaai Ho will  be screened at the festival under the homage section .

Apart from this, IFFI is paying homage to prominent Kannada film actors Puneet Rajkumar, Sanchari Vijay and Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu by screening their films Raajakumara, Naanu Avanalla…Avalu and Maargam respectively.

The festival will also screen the movie Vaastupurush as a homage to director Sumitra Bhave and film editor Waman Bhonsle.

The details of the screenings are as follows: 

1KaalpurushHomage_Shri. Buddhadeb Das Gupta (Director)2005BengaliColour120 min.
2DevdasHomage_Shri. Dilip Kumar (Actor)1955HindiB&W2h 35 min.
3MaargamHomage_Shri Nedumudi Venu (Actor)2003MalayalamColour1h 48min.
4RaajakumaraHomage_Shri Puneeth Rajkumar (Actor)2017KannadaColour2h 28 min
5Naanu Avanalla…AvaluHomage_Shri. Sanchari Vijay (Actor)2015KannadaColour1h 55 min.
6VaastupurushHomage_Ms. Sumitra Bhave (Director)2002MarathiColour154 min.
7Badhai HoHomage_Ms. Surekha Sikri (Actress)2018HindiColour2h 3 min.
8VaastupurushHomage_Waman Bhonsle (Film Editor)    

(Disclaimer: This press release has been taken from pib.gov.in.)

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