Indian Panorama promises to showcase riveting films from different parts of the country at IFFI 2015 in Goa

~ Indian Panorama Section to screen 26 Feature and 21 Non-Feature films ~

 

~The list of films includes internationally acclaimed films like Court, Masaan, Radiopetti, Katyar Kaljat Ghusali and Cinemawala ~

 

~Salman Khan-starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan to be the only commercial film in Indian Panorama section~

IFFI 2015The Indian Panorama section of 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI 2015) will have a stellar lineup of the best of Indian cinema from various parts of the country. The film festival will showcase 26 Feature and 21 Non-Feature films that raise a toast to the work of many talented Indian filmmakers.

The Feature Films Jury, led by ace Filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma, comprising of 13 Jury members have selected 26 Feature Films out of 230 eligible entries. The total number of films received was 238 films. The jury took 28 days to select this line up. The Jury of the Non-Feature Films, headed by the renowned Filmmaker Rajendra Janglay has selected 21 films out of 146 Entries, taking 13 days to finalise the list.

The final list of selected films under the Feature category of Indian Panorama contains 7 Bengali, 1 Bodo (Assam), 5 Hindi, 1 Kannada, 1 Konkani, 4 Malayalam, 4 Marathi, 1 Sanskrit, 1 Tamil, 1 Wancho (Arunachal Pradesh) films.

Directed by Vinod Mankara, ‘Priyamanasam’ is the only third movie to be made in Sanskrit and is based on one of the greatest poets who lived in Kerala during the late-17th century, Unnayi Warrier. The film talks about the poet and his masterpiece, Nalacharitham Attakadha.

Directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa is the story of a detective called Anwar who suddenly decides to follow himself and not anyone else.

Radiopetti, the first Tamil film to win at the Busan Film Festival. It is the a story of an old man, Arunachalam, who finds solace in his past, especially when listening to musical melodies of his younger days on a vintage radio set that his father gave him.

‘The Head Hunter’ directed by Mumbai-based filmmaker from Assam Nilanjan Datta is the first film in the Wancho language of Arunachal Pradesh. The film revolves around an old man from a forgotten tribe of India, dreaded for its practice of head hunting.

Given below is the complete list of 26 Feature and 21 Non-Feature that would be shown at the 46th International Film Festival of India 2015.

 

FEATURE FILMS

 

S.No. Title of Film Language Director Producer
1. Radiopetti Tamil Hari Viswanath Harry Toonz Studio

 

2. Nanu Avanalla…….Avalu Kannada B.S. Lingadevaru R.G. Pictures
3. Ramsingh Charile Hindi Nitin Kakkar The Goodfellas Co.

 

4. The Head Hunter Wancho (Arunachali) Nilanjan Datta Splash Films Pvt. Ltd.
5. Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa Hindi Buddhadeb Dasgupta Leo VIII Films Pvt. Ltd
6. Rajkahini Bengali Srijit Mukherji Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt. Ltd.
7. Pakaram Bengali Sankar Debnath Utpal Pal
8. Nachom-ia Kumpasar Konkani Bardroy Barretto Goa Folklore Productions LLP
9. Lukka Chuppi Malayalam Bash Mohammed Feel Reel Cinema
10. The Silence Marathi Gajendra Ahire SMR Films
11. Nanak Shah Fakir Hindi A.K. Bir i. Gurbani Media Pvt. Ltd.

ii. Canaries  Postsound

12. Priyamanasam Sanskrit Vinod Mankara Soma Creations
13. Sohra Bridge Bengali Bappaditya Bandopadhyay Homemade Films
14. Ottaal Malayalam Jayaraj Directors Cutz Film Company
15. Katyar Kaljat Ghusali Marathi Subodh Bhave Shri Ganesh Marketing & Films
16. Cinemawala Bengali Kaushik Ganguly Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt. Ltd.
17. Natoker Moto Bengali Debesh Chatterjee Friends Communication
18. Ain Malayalam Sidhartha Siva 1:1.3 Entertainments
19. Koti Marathi Suhaas Surykant Bhosale OMS Arts
20. Masaan Hindi Neeraj Ghaywan i.  Drishyam Films Pvt. Ltd.

ii. Phantom Films Pvt. Ltd.

iii.  Sikhya Entertainment

21. Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal Malayalam Dr. Biju Maya Movies
22. Kadambari Bengali Suman Ghosh Vignesh Films
23. Onyo Opalaa Bengali Satarupa Sanyal Scud
24. Dau Huduni Methai Bodo Manju Borah Shiven Arts
25. Bajrangi Bhaijaan Hindi Kabir Khan Salman Khan Films
26. Court

 

Marathi Chaitanya Tamhane Zoo Entertainment

 

NON–FEATURE FILMS

 

S.No. Title of Film Language Director Producer
1. Goonga Pehelwan Hindi i.  Mit Jani

ii.  Prateek Gupta

iii. Vivek Chaudhary

Drishti Media
2. Even Red Can be Sad English Amit Dutta Films Division
3. Sadabahar Brass Band Marathi Tushar More Film And Television Institute of India
4. Daughters of Mother India English, Hindi Vibha Bakshi V2 Film & Design Pvt. Ltd.
5. Every Time You Tell A Story English, Ao, Nagamese i. Ruchika Negi

ii. Amit Mahanti

Ruchika Negi
6. Breaking Free English Sridhar Rangayan Solaris Pictures
7. Aamaar Katha : A Story of Binodini Bengali Tuhinabha Majumdar Films Division
8. I Cannot Give You My Forest Kui i.  Nandan Saxena

ii.   Kavita Bahl

Top Quark Films Pvt. Ltd.
9. What The Fields Remembers English, Bengali Subasri Krishnan Public Service Broadcasting Trust
10. Seek And Hide Hindi Manoj K Nitharwal Film And Television Institute of India
11. Ujantali Bengali Som Chakraborty Silhouette Production
12. Ore Udal Malayalam Asha Achy Joseph Jayakrishnan Menon
13. Chinese Whispers English, Hindi Charu Shree Roy Edumedia India Pvt. Ltd.
14. Spaces Between English i.  Roohi Dixit

ii. Ziba Bhagwagar

Films Division
15. Benegal’s New Cinema English, Hindi Iram Ghufran Public Service Broadcasting Trust
16. Jai Ho – A Film on A.R. Rahman English Umesh Aggarwal Public Service Broadcasting Trust
17. Phum Shang Manipuri Haobam Paban Kumar Films Division
18. Gunjaa Bhojpuri Mrinal Dev Pratima Pictures
19. Daddy Grandpa & My Lady English Kim Jung Hyun Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
20. Kamakshi Marathi, Hindi, English Satindar Singh Bedi Film And Television Institute of India
21. Tender is the Sight

 

Bengali Torsha Banerjee Films Division

 

About IFFI:

 

To be held from November 20th to 30 2015 at the quaint beach town of Goa, the ‘46th International Film Festival of India’ is all set to become more global this year. The biggest film festival of Asia, IFFI will showcase movies across sections including World Cinema, Indian Panorama, Country Focus, International Competition, Retrospectives, Tributes, First Cut, Workshops, Master Classes and The Film Bazaar etc.

Organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, I&B Ministry, Government of India in association with the State Government of Goa, the International Film Festival of India is an endeavor to understand the various social and cultural ethos through the eyes of cinema. Moving from the artistic centers of Asia to the cinematic arena of the world, the festival’s founding principles focus on discovery, promotion and support of filmmaking of all genres, thus bringing together the diversity of the forms, aesthetics and contents.

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