SRK to Inaugurate; Beyond The Clouds to Open the Festival

SRK matches Kailash Kher ‘jungli’ dance at IFFI

"Beyond the clouds" by legendary Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will be the opening film, while the Indo- Argentine film Thinking of Him by Pablo César will be the closing movie.

India's top actor through decades Amitabh Bachchan will be awarded with the Indian Film Personality of the Year award, while the Lifetime Achievement award will be presented to celebrated Canadian director Atom Egoyan.

The Directorate of Film Festival (DFF) and Goa government's Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) are jointly organising the festival, which will be held at two venues Kala Academy and Macquiniz Palace.

The main events, however, are the almost 200 movies set to screen, beginning with opening night film Beyond the Clouds, which marks the official debut of Ishaan Khattar into the world of cinema.

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Solidifying the fact that this year's IFFI is truly power packed and star-studded one, the festival has now confirmed that megastar Salman Khan will close the festival on the 28th September 2017. Dhadak is the official Hindi remake of award winning Marathi film Sairat. Talking about the festival Sridevi said, "I look forward to attending IFFI this year". Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali will head the worldwide competition jury.

It's been 50 years since she started working in the Indian film industry, but Sridevi is still going strong, with her last film, Mom, proving to be a hit both at the box office and with the critics.

The Indian Panaroma section will be inaugurated on Tuesday by actor Sridevi.

This edition of the Festival, will also be presenting films from a record number of women filmmakers in addition to a carefully curated section of restored classics from across the globe, which includes the recently completed restorations of Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" and Tarkovsky's "Sacrifice" among some other notable films.

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