Mizoram shines at Indian film festival in Hungary
GUWAHATI: Mizoram has immense talent, a glimpse of which was seen at the fifth edition of the Indian Film Festival Hungary jointly organized by the Embassy of India and IFFW in Budapest from October 4 to 10. The audience enjoyed the amazingly interactive dance performances by the deft dancers of Mizoram.
“It was an immense pleasure to showcase Mizoram at the International arena via dance and I look forward to more similar associations and make my state proud”, said Joshua Sailo, the deft performer from Mizoram who performed at the Festival.
Miss India Mizoram and Brand Ambassador of the State, Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii urged the people of Hungary to visit Mizoram. She also said that Budapest is very beautiful but Mizoram is no less and further added that Mizoram is surely the ‘Europe of India’. The breathtaking unexplored beauty of the State, the pleasant climate and friendly people can make anyone fall in love with Mizoram, stated a release.
The Indian Film Festival Hungary was held at the iconic Pushkin Cinema in Budapest. Curated by Captain Rahul Bali, the festival screened seven masterpieces of Indian films and was attended by a large number of acclaimed filmmakers, celebrities and media from across Europe making it another successful film festival by Indian Film Festival Worldwide (IFFW).
The Indian Ambassador to Hungary, Rahul Chhabra said, “The Indian Film Festival Hungary in Budapest aimed to strengthen the Indo Hungarian relations via cinema, and we are very happy to showcase the mesmerizing state of Blue Mountains – Mizoram at this festival. The divine State fledges in the southern tip of the Northeast region of India and is a paradise for filmmakers as well as the international tourists.”
The festival also witnessed the presence of award-winning Indian filmmakers – Rahul Mittra, Imtiaz Ali, Umesh Shukla, and Miss India Mizoram - Rody H Vanlalhriatpuii who happily interacted with the Hungarian and International Media present to cover the Festival.
Masterpiece Indian films were screened at the festival which saw the packed houses at each screening and was supported by Directorate of Films Festivals, Government of Mizoram, Wave Cinemas, Red Chillies Entertainment, Sony Entertainment, Benchmark Pictures, Rajkot Palace, Dasvir, Curry House, Leading Edge Adventures and Airparks Pvt Ltd and Innovations India.