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Shah Rukh Khan, Nusrat Jahan, Rakhee and others attend KIFF 2019

Shah Rukh Khan inaugurated Kolkata International Film Festival 2019 on Friday in the presence of CM Mamata Banerjee, Sourav Ganguly and others.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2019 10:34:10 am
Shah Rukh Khan at KIFF 2019 Shah Rukh Khan at KIFF 2019. (Photo: APH Images)

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan graced the opening ceremony of Kolkata International Film Festival, which took place on Friday. The 25th edition of the film festival saw the presence of veteran personalities. Actor Rakhee was one of the actors to attend the ceremony while we saw actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan, actor Parambrata and other film personalities, including German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff, Slovakian filmmaker Dusan Hanak, producer and actress Andie Macdowell attended the inaugural event.

Shah Rukh advocated the need to celebrate the diversity in the country. Giving fans a moment to remember, SRK delivered his dialogue from Raees but in praise of the city and the festival. SRK also shared some candid moments with Rakhee, chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and cricket legend Sourav Ganguly. In fact, Rakhee was seen teaching SRK some Bengali.

Here are some photos and videos from KIFF 2019 opening ceremony:

srk at KIFF 2019 opening ceremony The actor received warm welcome from the audience of Kolkata. (Photo: APH Images) shah rukh khan photos The chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee showered praises on Shah Rukh Khan. (Photo: APH Images) rakhee with mamata banerjee and sourav ganguly Mamata Banerjee tagged SRK as the ‘best boy.’ And said even though he is a superstar, he is the most humble human being.  (Photo: APH Images) shah rukh khan sourav ganguly with mamata banerjee SRK, Sourav Ganguly and Mamata Banerjee were caught in a candid moment. (Photo: APH Images) shah rukh khan sourav ganguly with mamata banerjee at KIFF 2019 The actor was seen having a deep conversation with Sourav Ganguly. (Photo: APH Images) srk with nushrat jahaan Nusrat Jahan was also spotted at the film festival.(Photo: APH Images) shah rukh khan photos from kolkata international film festival 2019 SRK was seen posing with one of the actors at the event. (Photo: APH Images)

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