Panjim 14 January 2021 :::: Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), will pay homage to nineteen personalities of cinema from India and nine personalities from across the world in its 51st edition which will held in Goa from 16th January to 24th January 2021.

Under this segment, IFFIwill pay homage to the stalwarts of cinema who departed from the world this year by celebrating their contributions to the film industry.

The section will feature the following movies as tributes:

Homage to International Personalities

  1. Chadwick Boseman
    42 by Brian Helgeland
  2. Ivan Passer
    Cutter’s Way by Ivan Passer
  3. GoranPaskaljevic
    DevBhoomi by GoranPaskaljevic
  4. Allen Daviau
    The Extra-Terrestrial by Steven Spielberg
  5. Max Von Sydow
    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Stephen Daldry
  6. Sir Alan Parker
    Midnight Express by Alan Parker
  7. Kirk Douglas
    Paths of Glory by Stanley Kubrick
  8. EnnioMorricone
    The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino
  9. Olivia De Havilland
    The Heiress by William Wyler







Homages to Indian personalities

  1. Ajit Das
    Tara by Bijaya Jena
  2. BasuChatterjee
    Chhoti Si Baat by BasuChatterjee
  3. BhanuAthaiya
    Gandhi by Richard Attenborough
  4. BijayMohanty
    ChillikaTeerey by Biplab Roy Choudhury
  5. Irrfan Khan
    Paan Singh Tomar by Tigmanshu Dhulia
  6. Jagdeep
    Brahmachari by BhappiSonie
  7. Kumkum
    BasantBahar by Raja Nawathe
  8. ManmohanMahapatra
    BhijaMatiraSwarga by ManmohanMahapatra
  9. Nimmi
    BasantBahar by Raja Nawathe
  10. NishikantKamat
    Dombivali Fast by NishikantKamat
  11. RahatIndori
    Mission Kashmir by VidhuVinod Chopra
  12. Rishi Kapoor
    Bobby by Raj Kapoor
  13. Saroj Khan
    Devdas by Sanjay LeelaBhansali
  14. S.P Balasubrahmanyam
    Sigaram by Ananthu
  15. ShreeramLagoo
    Ek Din Achanak by MrinalSen
  16. SoumitraChatterjee
    Charulata, GhareBaire, Sonar Kella by Satyajit Ray
  17. Sushant Singh Rajput
    Kedarnath by AbhishekKapoor
  18. Wajid Khan
    Dabangg by AbhinavKashyap
  19. Yogesh Gaur
    Chhoti Si Baat by BasuChatterjee

IFFI aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the cinematic excellence and the art. Every year IFFI celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and showcases a bouquet of best films from India and around the world.

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The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. Held annually, currently in the state of Goa, the festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the understanding and appreciation of film cultures of different nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos; and promoting friendship and cooperation among people of the world. The festival is conducted jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals (under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) and the state Government of Goa.


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