The 53rd International Film Festival will conclude on Monday evening at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium.
Discover what’s planned for the final day and who will be in attendance at the prestigious film festival’s closing ceremony
The 9-day-long 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is set to conclude on November 28 in Goa. The closing ceremony is set to take place on Monday evening at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium near Panaji.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Dr. L Murugan, and Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will attend the ceremony.
Bollywood celebrities Asha Parekh, Ayushman Khurana, Manushi Chhillar, Esha Gupta, Rana Duggubati, Anand Rai, and others would attend the closing ceremony of the international Film festival of India.
Akshay Kumar is also likely to grace his presence at the closing ceremony. Telugu Star Chiranjeevi will be given the Indian film personality of the year.
The closing film of this festival would be the Polish film ‘Perfect Number’, directed by Krzysztof Zanussi. Ayushmann Khurrana Is expected to perform songs from his upcoming movie ‘An Action Hero’.
At the closing ceremony, several awards will be presented, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Male and Female), and Special Jury Award.
The first IFFI was held in 1952, and it has been held annually since then to provide a common platform for the best cinema on an international level to project the excellence of film art.
It is organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals in Asia, a Ministry of Information and Broadcasting organization.
over the course of the nine-day festival, 280 films from 79 countries were screened
The ‘Indian Panorama’ featured 25 feature films and 20 non-feature films from India, while international programming included 183 films.
The films chosen for the Indian Panorama section will be screened for non-profit screening in international film festivals in India and abroad, Indian Film Weeks held under Bilateral Cultural Exchange Programs and Specialised Indian Film Festivals outside cultural exchange protocols, and special Indian Panorama festivals in India.