In pictures: Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan at the launch of IFFI 2019
The 50th edition of the International Film Festival (IFFI) has begun in Panaji, Goa. The opening ceremony was attended by Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan.
It also saw a host of stars including director Priyadarshan, producer Siddharth Roy Kapur among others. It was also attended by ministers Prakash Javadekar, Amit Khare and Pramod Sawant. One of French cinema’s popular and iconic actors, Isabelle Huppert is also a part of IFFI 2019. She will be honoured with the lifestyle achievement award at the opening ceremony. While the event will honour Rajinikanth with the Icon Award of #IFFIGoldenJubliee.
Some of the films which will be screened at the ceremony include Oththa Seruppu Size 7 (Tamil), Kolaambi (Malayalam), Uyare (Malayalam), Jallikettu (Malayalam) and House Owner (Tamil).
Take a look at some pictures from the event.
Shri. @rajinikanth dedicates the “Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI” award to all the directors, producers & crew he has had the pleasure of working throughout his illustrious career. #IFFI50 #IFFI2019 pic.twitter.com/Q48flMqayn— IFFI 2019 (@IFFIGoa) November 20, 2019
You won’t find a bigger blockbuster than the #IFFI2019 opening ceremony! @SrBachchan and @rajinikanth together on the stage! A Golden Jubilee in its truest sense! @PrakashJavdekar @esg_goa #IFFI50atINOX pic.twitter.com/lpJG5Zuc6B— Siddharth Jain (@JainSiddharth_) November 20, 2019
Bollywood's Shahenshah and the Chief Guest of #IFFI50, Shri. @SrBachchan felicitated by Thalaivar Shri. @rajinikanth at #IFFI2019 @satija_amit @MIB_India @PIB_India @esg_goa pic.twitter.com/krI5j5z7D5— IFFI 2019 (@IFFIGoa) November 20, 2019