The twenty seventh Calcutta Worldwide Movie Competition began with the lighting of lamps. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, together with administrators Sandeep Roy, Gautam Ghosh, actor Ranjit Mallick, Prosenjit Chatterjee, actress Nusrat Jahan, Indrani Haldar, Saini Ghosh, Babul Supriya and plenty of others had been current on the inaugural perform at Nazrul Mancha on Monday (April 25).
Actor Shatrughan Sinha, Member of Parliament for Asansol Lok Sabha was the particular visitor. His spouse Poonam Sinha was current. June Malia and Parambrata Chatterjee had been in control of conducting this system. This yr’s Worldwide Movie Competition is paying particular tribute to the delivery centenary of Ray. Chidananda Dasgupta and Hungarian director Miklos Jankos are honored.
Outstanding personalities who’ve died within the final one yr can even be honored. The listing contains Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, director Buddhadev Dasgupta, actress Swati Lekha Sengupta, Abhishek Chatterjee, Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri and Sandhya Mukherjee. On the inaugural perform, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lamented that she couldn’t give Bangabibhushan to Lata. Mom Kali despatched me a gold pendant.
Raj Chakraborty, the chairperson of the movie competition, mentioned that this time the movie competition shall be with one hundred pc viewers. So even whether it is late, the viewers will get an opportunity to benefit from the Kolkata Movie Competition. Guests will be capable of purchase tickets day-after-day. This time the main target nation is Finland. The opening film shall be ‘Day and Night time within the Forest’ directed by Satyajit Ray. The listing contains ‘Satranj Ke Khiladi’, ‘Heerak Rajar Deshe’, ‘Pather Panchali’ and plenty of extra. A complete of 160 movies in numerous languages shall be proven in 10 theaters in numerous components of Kolkata. The variety of exhibitions is 200. There’s a ‘unusual manufacturing facility’ of Bangladeshi director Shabnam Ferdous.