IFFI Goa News
Purab Kohli promotes Jal in New Delhi!
The 35-year-old actor was spotted in New Delhi promoting his critically acclaimed film Jal along with its star cast and crew members
While talking about the film, Purab Kohli said that the film is about two warring villages with water scarcity where an environmentalist arrives and realizes that is a problem because of the seep water levels have lowered in. Click here to read more
Why was IFFI organising body official Vishnu Wagh sacked?
Wagh was heading various committees that organised the festival in Panaji between November 20 and 30 last year has been sacked from his post
Western Indian state Goa government Monday removed a top official from his post in the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) that hosts International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in the state. Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Vishnu Wagh, the vice chairman of ESG -a state government run body – was replaced with former party legislator Damodar Naik. Click here to read more
44th International Film Festival of India: Rekha, Asha Bhosle, Susan Sarandon, Majid Majidi invited
The Bollywood and international veterans are slated to attend IFFI Goa this year
Celebrated Hollywood actor Susan Sarandon and well known Iranian director Majid Majidi could be the star international attractions at the 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), organisers said Friday in Panaji, Goa. Click here to read more
The Reluctant Fundamentalist to close IFFI Goa tonight
It’s curtains down on the 43rd International Film Festival of India with Mira Nair’s film. The director speaks on the sidelines
The closing ceremony of the 43rd International Film Festival of India will be held tonight, and Mira Nair’s latest film The Reluctant Fundamentalist will have its India premiere on the occasion. Click here to read more
Will Rajinikanth inaugurate the International Film Festival of India in Goa?
The Southern superstar has been invited by the organisers of IFFI for the 2013 festival in November
Rajinikanth has been invited to be the chief guest for the inaugural function of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013 to be held in Panaji in November, an organiser said Monday. Click here to read more
Mira Nair on The Reluctant Fundamentalist: I got inspired to make a story about modern Pakistan
The director hopes her film would help initiate a positive dialogue between India and Pakistan
Helming The Reluctant Fundamentalist, shot in India, Pakistan and the US, was not easy but the overall outcome is “quite beautiful”, says internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair Click here to read more
Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan wins Best Film at IFFI Goa
NFDC’s Punjabi movie was honoured with the Golden Peacock at the 43rd International Film Festival of India
Punjabi film Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan (Alms For A Blind Horse) won the Golden Peacock award for best film at the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji Friday. Click here to read more
IFFI 2012 opens tonight with Ang Lee’s Life of Pi
About 12,000 delegates are expected at Goa for the 43rd International Film Festival of India
Over 160 films from over 70 different countries will be screened at the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which rolls out the red carpet along the banks of the beautiful Mandovi river, Tuesday, November 20. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will inaugurate the festival in the evening, which is being held in Goa for the ninth time since 2004. Click here to read more
Akshay Kumar to inaugurate 43rd International Film Festival of India
The actor has confirmed his presence at IFFI 2012 in Goa
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will inaugurate the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which gets underway next month, an organiser said Tuesday. Click here to read more
International Film Festival of India in a new avatar
IFFI Goa will be technically superior and have better infrastructure this year
The 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is going to be technically superior to previous fare, an organiser of the festival said Monday. Click here to read more
43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI): Indian Panorama section to screen 47 films
As many as 47 films will be screened in the Indian Panorama section at the 43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI), which will be held in Goa in November 20-30, 2012. A spokesperson for the IFFI said that the Indian Panorama section, one of the major screening schedules for the film festival, which attracted over 8,000 delegates last year, would contain 26 feature films and 21 non feature films. “We are inviting entries for the Indian Panorama section 2012 for films certified by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) between September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012,” the spokesperson said.
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Santosh Sivan’s ‘Urumi’ to open IFFI’s Indian Panorama
Cineswami takes a look at the film’s to be screened at the International Film Festival of India in Goa
Santosh Sivan’s magnum opus Urumi starring Malayalam heartthrob Prithviraj, Pradhu Deva, Vidya Balan, Genelia D’Souza and Arya will open the Indian Panorama section of this year’s International Film Festival of India in Goa. The jury headed by Sai Paranjpye has chosen 23 films out of a total of 118 eligible entries.
Bollywood is represented with Parvin Dabas’ Sahi Dhande Galat Bande, Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Shagird and Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan, Suriya to brush shoulders with international stars at IFFI Goa
Shahrukh Khan will open the 42nd International Film Festival of India while south star Suriya will close it
Fresh from the success of RA.One and ahead of the release of Don 2, actor Shahrukh Khan will inaugurate the 42nd International Film Festival of India to be held in Panaji, Goa from November 23-December 3. “Shahrukh will flag off the 42nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2011 in Goa. He would formally inaugurate the 10-day extravaganza on November 23 at Ravindra Bhavan auditorium in Margao,” festival director Shankar Mohan confirmed. The festival’s opening will include the screening of the Portuguese film The Consul of Bordeaux directed by Francisco Manso and Joao Correa. Click here to read more
IFFI Goa’s new award to celebrate 100th year of Indian cinema
The I&B Ministry to honour path-breaking films every year starting with IFFI 2012
There will be a new award given away at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa every year. Instituted by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry of India, the award will be handed over for the first time at this year’s IFFI Click here to read more
Freida Pinto’s style goof up at IFFI Goa!
Immortals star Frieda is used to swanning it in designer togs on red carpets the world over. This time, in Goa at IFFI, she wasn’t looking her best….
If your first reaction to this image is to turn away, we don’t blame you. Looks like Freida Pinto had a bad day coordinating styles, colours and her posture on the red carpet. So what went wrong? Click here to read more