‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’,’Paan Singh’ in IFFI Panoramahttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/bhaag-milkha-bhaag-paan-singh-in-iffi-panorama/

‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’,’Paan Singh’ in IFFI Panorama

Tigmanshu Dhulia film made it to the list by the virtue of a direct entry.

Bollywood biopics ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ and ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ are among the 26 feature films and 16 non-feature films selected for IFFI’s Indian Panorama section.

Tigmanshu Dhulia’s National Award winning film,starring Irrfan,made it to the list by the virtue of a direct entry while a jury,headed by filmmaker-editor B Lenin selected other 25 entries.

Similarly,Raja Shabir Khan’s Kashmiri film ‘Shepherds of Paradise’ made the direct entry in the non-feature category while a jury,headed by Raja Sen,picked 15 films out of 130 entries.

In the feature films category,the maximum number of films selected,6 are in Malayalam,5 in Bengali,5 in Hindi,3 in Marathi and 2 in English. One film each have been selected in Konkani,Kannada,Mising,Oriya and Tamil. Rituparno Ghosh’s last film ‘Satyanweshi’ is also part of the Panorama.

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In the non features films category,the maximum number of films selected,5 are in Hindi,3 in Malayalam,3 in English,2 in Marathi,2 in Kashmiri and 1 in Kudukh.

The films that will be screened during the festival are 101 Chodyangal,Ajana Batas,Apur Panchali,Artist,Celluloid,Fandry,Jal,Listen Amaya,Satyanweshi,Ship of Theseus,Shutter and OMG among others.

The non-feature category includes films like A Dream Called America,Behind the Mist,Lights on a Door’,Rangabhoomi are some of the names.

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