comscore

Ranbir Kapoor to inaugurate children’s film festival

Actor Ranbir Kapoor will be inaugurating the 18th International Children’s Film Festival, India (ICFFI), popularly known as The Golden Elephant, to be held in Hyderabad from Nov 14. The Barfi! acto

Ranbir Kapoor to inaugurate children’s film festival

The Barfi! actor and Salman Khan show their support to the unique festival

Actor Ranbir Kapoor will be inaugurating the 18th International Children’s Film Festival, India (ICFFI), popularly known as The Golden Elephant, to be held in Hyderabad from Nov 14. The Barfi! actor is popular with kids and will be a huge attraction for the film fest.

“Ranbir Kapoor will inaugurate the 18th Golden Elephant. His participation will be a great source of encouragement for the children,” Shravan Kumar, the festival director and CEO, Children’s Film Society, India, said in a statement. Out of 900 films received from over 70 countries, the festival will showcase the best 200 children’s films sourced from more than 45 countries.

The seven-day festival will see over 1.5 lakh child delegates from across the nation.

Superstar Salman Khan also extended his support to the festival. He will not be present personally, but has recorded an audio-visual tape which will be played during the festival.

“In spite of his busy schedule Salman Khan lent his support to the 18th Golden Elephant. His involvement with ICFFI will help us to reach out to the maximum number of children as they adore him,” said Stanley Ka Dabba director Amol Gupte, who is also the chairman, Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI).

The trailer of CFSI film Gopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya which is the inaugural film at the festival, was shown at a press conference held here Monday.

The festival will have a section, Special Focus on Children with Special Needs, delivered through dedicated film screenings.

 

LIKE US. FOLLOW US. STAY CONNECTED.
Facebook
Twitter
Google +
Youtube

Latest from News

7 lesser known facts about the late controversial Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch who was murdered by her brother
7 lesser known facts about the late controversial Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch who was murdered by her brother
It's CONFIRMED : Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma to come together for the third time in Imtiaz Ali's next!
It's CONFIRMED : Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma to come together for the third time in Imtiaz Ali's next!
New details about Jim Carrey's girlfriend's suicide out!
New details about Jim Carrey's girlfriend's suicide out!
View More

Latest Videos

Varun Kapoor 'steaming video' will warm up a rainy day
Varun Kapoor 'steaming video' will warm up a rainy day
Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya’s Rang Dey second teaser out and it is ETERNALLY romantic!
Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya’s Rang Dey second teaser out and it is ETERNALLY romantic!
Baar Baar Dekho song Kala Chashma teaser: Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra's SWAG act plays homage to MJ and Chikni Chameli!
Baar Baar Dekho song Kala Chashma teaser: Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra's SWAG act plays homage to MJ and Chikni Chameli!
View More

Latest Photo Galleries

Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Dhawan and John Abraham enthrall Delhites during ‘Dishoom’ promotions!
TV actress Anita Hassanandani shares super romantic pics with husband Rohit Reddy from Maldives!
Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan and other celebs along Baba Ramdev were in DELHI for a football match!
View More