The Opening Ceremony has always been the highlight of the International Film Festival hitting all the right notes: performances, guest appearances and of course, the much awaited Opening Film
Ramesh Sippy, our chief guest, will inaugurate the opening ceremony. This most popular director and producer of Hindi Cinema, has been the brain behind some highly acclaimed films, notably Sholay. His numerous awards include International Indian Film Academy award for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema.
Sushant Singh Rajput, the rising star of M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story, will also attend the opening ceremony.
The opening film is the veteran filmmaker Andrzej Wajda’s masterpiece After-image, a biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski, and his battle against Stalinist orthodoxy, and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.