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09-November-2017 18:34 IST
Indian Panorama selection of Feature and Non Feature films for 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 announced

Indian Panorama 2017 today announced its final selection of Feature & Non-Feature films to be screened in Goa at 48th International Film Festival of India, 2017 which is scheduled to take place from 20th to 28th November, 2017.

 

Five Mainstream films have also been selected under Indian Panorama Section of 48th International Film Festival of India, 2017. The final list of 26 feature films selected for the Indian Panorama 2017 are as follows:

 

Sl. No.

Title of Film

Language

Director

1.       

Pihu

Hindi

Vinod Kapri

2.       

Kshitij A Horizon

Marathi

Manouj Kadaamh

3.       

Kachcha Limbu

Marathi

Prasad Oak

4.       

Manusangada

Tamil

Amshan Kumar

5.       

Muramba

Marathi

Varun Narvekar

6.       

Railway Children

Kannada

Prithvi Konanur

7.       

Juze

Konkani

Miransha Naik

8.       

Newton

Hindi

Amit Masurkar

9.       

Pimpal

Marathi

Gajendra Ahire

10.   

Village Rockstars

Assamese

Rima Das

11.   

Maza Bhirbhira

Marathi

Yogesh Soman & Vivek Wagh

12.   

Maacher Jhol

Bengali

Pratim D. Gupta

13.   

Bisorjon

Bengali

Kaushik Ganguly

14.   

Take Off

Malayalam

Mahesh Narayanan

15.   

Redu

Marathi

Sagar ChhayaVanjari

16.   

Rukh

Hindi

Atanu Mukherjee

17.   

Kadvi Hawa

Hindi

Nila Madhab Panda

18.   

Idak

Marathi

Deepak Gawade

19.   

Xhoixobote Dhemalite

Assamese

Bidyut Kotoky

20.   

Khyanikaa

Oriya

Amartya Bhattacharya

21.   

Kaasav

(Best Feature – 64th NFA)

Marathi

Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukthankar

 

Mainstream Cinema selections

 

 

 

22.   

Jolly LLB 2

 

Hindi

 

Subhash Kapoor

23.   

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Telugu

S Rajamouli

24.   

Ventilator

Marathi

Rajesh Mapuskar

25.   

Poorna

Hindi

Rahul Bose

26.   

Meghnad Bodh Rahasya

Bengali

Anik Datta

 

 

The opening film of the feature film section of Indian Panaroma is Pihu which has been directed by Vinod Kapri.

 

As per Clause 8.6 of the India Panorama 2017 Regulations, the Best Feature Film of 64th National Film Awards 2016, titled “Kaasav” directed by Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukthankar has been included in Indian Panorama 2017 by virtue of direct entry.

 

The Jury for Feature Films was headed by acclaimed film director, actor and screenwriter, Shri Sujoy Ghosh. The Jury previewed 153 eligible entries. The Jury comprised of the following Members:

 

1.      Shri Suresh Heblikar, Filmmaker, Director & Actor

2.      Shri Rahul Rawail, Film Director

3.      Ms. Satarupa Sanyal, Film Director, Producer, Actress, Poet &Social Activist

4.      Ms Gopi Desai, Film Director & Actress

5.      Shri Nishikant Kamat, Filmmaker

6.      Shri Gyan Correa, Film Director

7.      Shri Merlvin Mukhim, Actor & Producer

8.      Shri Nikkhil Advani, Film Producer, Director & Screenwriter

9.      ShriApurva Asrani, Film Maker, Film Editor & Screenwriter

10.  Shri HariViswanath, Film Director, Screenwriter & Producer

11.  Shri Sachin Chatte, Film Critic

12.  Ms.Ruchi Narain, Film Director & Screenwriter

 

The complete list of 16 Non - Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 48th International Film Festival of India 2017 is given below:

 

Sl No.

Title of Film

Language

Director

  1.  

Pushkar Puran

Hindi

Kamal Swaroop

  1.  

Aaba

Apatani

Amar Kaushik

  1.  

Dugga

Bengali

Chandrasish Ray

  1.  

Our Grandparents Home

Bengali

Supriyo Sen

  1.  

Palash

Bengali

Vaibhav Hiwase

  1.  

A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

English

Prateek Vats

  1.  

The Waterfall

English

Lipika Singh Darai

  1.  

Amma Meri

Haryanvi

Tarun Jain

  1.  

Name|Place|Animal|Thing

Hindi

Nithin R

  1.  

Chutney

Hindi

Jyoti Kapur Das

  1.  

8½ Intercuts- Life And Films Of KG George

Malayalam

Lijin Jose

  1.  

Gi

Malayalam

Kunjila (Akhila Henry)

  1.  

Baluta

Marathi

Ajay Kurane

  1.  

Khidkee

Marathi

Rohan Parshuram Kanawade

  1.  

Epil

Santali

R K Soren

  1.  

Fireflies in the Abyss

(64th NFA – Best Non Feature)

English

Chandrasekhar Reddy

 

The opening film of the non-feature film section of Indian Panorama is Pushkar Puran which has been directed by Kamal Swaroop.

 

As per Clause 8.6 of the India Panorama 2017 Regulations, the Best Non-Feature Film of 64th National Film Awards 2016 titled “Fireflies in the Abyss” directed by Chandrasekhar Reddy has been included in Indian Panorama 2017, by virtue of direct entry.

 

The Non – Feature Film Jury was chaired by well-known film director and screen writer Shri Sudhir Mishra. The Jury previewed 154 eligible entries. The Jury comprised of the following Members:

 

1.      Shri Tuhinabha Majumdar, Film Director and Film Writer

2.      Shri Shankhajeet De, Film Maker

3.      Shri Mithuchandra Chaudhari, Film Director

4.      Ms. Shiny Jacob Benjamin, Film Producer, Film Director and Writer

5.      Ms. Tinni Mitra, Film Editor

6.      Shri K.G Suresh, Journalist & Columnist

 

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