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Shyam Benegal’s Bhumika to be screened at 50th edition of IFFI

Shyam Benegal’s Bhumika to be screened at 50th edition of IFFI

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Nov 2019 10:50 AM GMT

The 50th edition of IFFI will have a section called ‘The Indian New Wave Films’ among which Indian films like filmmaker Shyam Benegal’s Bhumika that released in 1976 and starred Amol Palekar, Smita Patil and Amrish Puri along with his 1973 release Ankur that had Anant Nag and Shabana Azmi in the lead roles will be screened.

Along with these two, other films which will be screened under the same section are Ajantrik (1957), Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960), Bhuvan Shome (1969), Swayamvaram (1972), Uttarayanam (1974), Thampu (1978), Uski Roti (1969), Duvidha (1973), Tarang (1972), and Agraharathil Kazhuthai (1977).

The 50th International Film Festival of India IFFI , 2019 will witness over 200 films from 76 countries. With the screening of 26 feature films and 15 non-feature films in the Indian panorama section, around 10,000 people and film lovers are expected to attend and participate in the golden jubilee edition.

The 2019 Golden Jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India will take place from November 20 to 28 at Panjim, Goa, stated a press release.

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