Shyam Benegal to be guest of honour at MIFF 2016

Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal will be the visitor of honor at the opening service of up and coming fourteenth Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for Documentary, Short and Animation Films.

The seven-day festival (January 28-February 3) will be held in Mumbai.

The National recompense winning filmmaker was as of late selected by the legislature as the leader of another board, framed to redo the contention stricken control board.

Likewise in participation at the opening will be Bollywood performer Jackie Shroff, who has been picked as the brand diplomat of the festival.

This is the first occasion when that a craftsman from the standard silver screen has been selected as its face. “Sholay” executive Ramesh Sippy will go to the end service, said Mukesh Sharma, chief of MIFF and Director General, Films Divison.

“Many individuals from Bollywood will be seen at the opening service. Shyam Benegal will be the visitor of honor at the opening function and Ramesh Sippy of “Sholay” acclaim will arrive at the end service,” Sharma told journalists at the public interview of the festival.

The occasion is being composed by Films Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in a joint effort with Government of Maharashtra.

Out of 825 passages, the jury chose 110 for rivalry in four sections– worldwide, national, new media and activity.

The festival will respect a veteran identity from the Indian narrative club with the regarded V Shanataram Lifetime Achievement Award that conveys a money part of Rs 5 lakh trophy and a reference.

“The aggregate money prize is Rs 60 lakh, out of which Rs 55 lakh is for champs of rivalry classes and the rest Rs 5 lakh is for the beneficiary of V Shanataram Lifetime Achievement Award,” Sharma said.

While the national jury has individuals like Mike Pandey, Indian filmmaker having some expertise in motion pictures about untamed life, Biju Dhanapalan and Jane Yu from Taiwan, the worldwide jury incorporates filmmakers Don Askarian (Germany) and Jesper Anderson, Denmark.

The party will likewise have screening of movies in MIFF Prism (non-rivalry), Jury reviews, youngsters’ narrative movies, North East bundle, FD and PSBT movies and


Sharma included the center is enlarging the extent of narrative movies in the nation and he needs the biennial 43=ofestival ought to be held` consistently now.

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