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:
|S.No.||FILM TITLE||DIRECTOR/ PERSONALITY||YEAR||LANGUAGE||COL/B&W||FILM DURATION|
|1||Kaalpurush||Homage_Shri. Buddhadeb Das Gupta (Director)||2005||Bengali||Colour||120 min.|
|2||Devdas||Homage_Shri. Dilip Kumar (Actor)||1955||Hindi||B&W||2h 35 min.|
|3||Maargam||Homage_Shri Nedumudi Venu (Actor)||2003||Malayalam||Colour||1h 48min.|
|4||Raajakumara||Homage_Shri Puneeth Rajkumar (Actor)||2017||Kannada||Colour||2h 28 min|
|5||Naanu Avanalla…Avalu||Homage_Shri. Sanchari Vijay (Actor)||2015||Kannada||Colour||1h 55 min.|
|6||Vaastupurush||Homage_Ms. Sumitra Bhave (Director)||2002||Marathi||Colour||154 min.|
|7||Badhai Ho||Homage_Ms. Surekha Sikri (Actress)||2018||Hindi||Colour||2h 3 min.|
|8||Vaastupurush||Homage_Waman Bhonsle (Film Editor)|
(Disclaimer: This press release has been taken from pib.gov.in.)