In remembrance of some iconic gems of Indian cinema, the 53rd edition of IFFI will pay a homage to film icons who passed away recently.
In appreciation of their exemplary contribution to cinema, IFFI will pay a tribute to personalities like Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri, KK, Sawan Kumar Tak and more, with screenings of one of their most memorable films.
Some of the prominent films that will be screened at the festival are Disco Dancer for Bappi Lahiri, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan starrer Abhimaan for Lata Mangeshkar, Bhool Bhulaiyaa for singer KK. Apart from this, classics like Saraswatichandra (for Ramesh Deo), Anhonee (for Raveena Tandon’s father Ravi Tandon) and Souten (for Saawan Kumar Tak) will also be part of the homage section. Other prominent titles like, Yash Chopra’s Lamhe, Mani Ratnam‘s Thiruda Thiruda and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Parinda will also find an audience in this section.
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is held annually in Goa and it showcases movies and personalities from both Indian as well as foreign countries. This year the Austrian movie Alma and Oskar, directed by Dieter Berner will open the festival proceedings.