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Kolkata Film Festival: 8-day long event begins as Amitabh Bacchan inaugurates fest

Kolkata Film Festival: 8-day long event begins as Amitabh Bacchan inaugurates fest

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Nov 2018 6:00 AM GMT

The Kolkata International Festival was inaugurated on Saturday evening by Amitabh Bachchan as he was flanked by's who of Hindi and Bengali film. In the presence of West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee, Bachchan lit the formal light to open the 24th version of the celebration. In his discourse, the actor talked about the brilliant 100 years of the Bengali film.

The trailer of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero was likewise screened at the occasion. SRK, in his discourse, said that he laments not getting a National Award and he includes none of his movies has ever been screened at any film celebration of this stature. Nonetheless, he included that Zero was an extraordinary film.

Different actors who were available at the occasion incorporate Jaya Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman, Soumitra Chatterjee, Majid Majidi and Mahesh Bhatt, among others.

A variety of assorted Australian movies, a film by Majidi and a century tribute to incredible Swedish chief maker Ingmar Bergman through the screening of eight of his remarkable motion pictures are the features of the film celebration.

The multi-day long festival, viewed as the nation's second most established film fest, includes several award-winning global films from nations like the US, Spain, France and Russia on offer for the city film buffs. The celebration highlights 171 element films, 150 shorts and documentaries from 70 nations.

With Australia being the centre nation for this version of the KIFF, screening of twenty-six old and new movies will happen over the scenes. Australian chief Philip Noyce, the producer of Angelina Jolie starrer "Salt", is being respected with a review.

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