“I am honoured to be hosting the closing ceremony with my two-time co-star Rajkummar, not only because it’s our international festival but also because our film Words with God is being screened there,” Richa Chadha said in a statement.
Rajinikanth chose to give the screening of his recent film Kochadaiyaan a miss at the ongoing 45th International Film Festival of India 2014. A day before, the actor was honoured with the Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality Of The Year at the opening ceremony.
Several Marathi and Malayalam films, including Yellow and North 24 Kaatham, are a part of the Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival Of India 2014.
Paresh Mokashi’s Marathi film Elizabeth Ekadashi was the opening film of the ten day long filming extravaganza. His much-acclaimed debut Harishchandrachi Factory was India’s official entry to 2009 Oscars in best foreign language film category.
Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster will be the closing film of the International Film Festival Of India 2014 and he will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award.
This year, Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi will also be screened to mark the inauguration of the public screening of films at the festival.
In addition to screening special homage films on Suchitra Sen, Zohra Sehgal and Robin Williams, the International Film Festival Of India 2014 will also pay special tribute to popular actor Farooq Sheikh.
The International Film Festival Of India 2014 will be screening close to hundred and seventy nine films from seventy five countries across different categories which include World Cinema (sixty one films), Masterstrokes (eleven films), Festival Kaleidoscope (twenty films), Soul of Asia (seven films), Documentaries (six films), and Animated Films (six films).
The eleven day long festival was opened by Amitabh Bachchan in Goa November 20, 2014. Mira Nair’s film Words With God will be screened at the festival Monday, November 24, 2014.
Rajkummar Rao and Richa Chadha will host the closing ceremony of the 45th International Film Festival of India 2014. “I am honoured to be hosting t...2.0