New Delhi, July 2019: The closing day of Delhi chapter of 10th Jagran Film Festival witnessed the in-conversations with Tapsee Pannu and Ishan Khattar by Rajeev Masand. Interactive Q&A session between Devanshu Singh, Director of “Chintu ka Birthday” was facilitated after the screening of the movie. Rajni gandha Achiever’s Film, “Soorma “, directed by Shaad Ali was also screened along with “Harjeeta”, Directed by Vijay Kumar Arora.
India Premiere of “Late Night”, directed by Nisha Ganatra, was screened as the Closing Filmat Delhi chapter of 10th Jagran Film Festival. The Festival showcased several India premieres, feature films, short movies/documentaries on its fourth day. The Taiwanese movie Han Dan was also screened in the presence of members of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center.
- 5 India premiere movies & Documentary: Chintu Ka Birthday, Han Dan, Late Night (Closing Film and India Premiere), In This Land Nobody Knew How to Cry and Children Playing God
- Feature films: Bulbul Can Sing, Nakaash, Meshampur, Long Shot, Chalne Do, A Diary of Blindness, The Journey, Agam Thimiri
- Short films/documentaries: Biloya – Not A Traditional War, Binnu Ka Sapna, Sketch, Dante vs Mohammed Ali, Taxi
- Rajnigandha Achiever’s Film: Harjeeta, Soorma
On the closing of Delhi chapter Mr. Basant Rathore Senior VP – Strategy, Business Development & Brand, said “I am happy with the festival’s global participation and packed auditoriums despite the rainfall. A total of 22 international movies were premiered at the 10th JFF Delhi with dignitaries coming from Iran, Taiwan, Bangladesh, USA, UK and Argentina, the country in focus for the 10th JFF. The festival also premiered movies propagating a social cause, such as “Jhalki”, directed by Brahmanand S Singh, on the 3rd day of the festival. This movie was made by the organization of the Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, that works to abolish child labor. I would also like to thank Shobu Yarlagadda, Ketan Mehta, Farah Khan, Anil Kapoor, Aparna Sen, Pouran Derakhshandeh, Madhumita Sundararaman, Onir, Rohit Shetty, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Tapsee Pannu, Devanshu Singh, Ishan Khattar, Rajeev Massand, Udita Jhunjhunwala, and all other attendees who made this Delhi chapter a grand success. The next chapter is scheduled in Kanpur and Lucknow from 26th to 28th July 2019. ”
The Jagran Film Festival kick started in Delhi on 18th July and will travel through Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Meerut, Dehradun, Hisar, Ludhiana, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Gorakhpur, Raipur, Indore and Bhopal. The festival will culminate on September 29 in Mumbai.