New Delhi: Veteran Actor Rishi Kapoor will inaugurate the 8th edition of the Jagran Film Festival, this year in New Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium on July 1, 2017. Several times National Award winner, Rishi Kapoor has notably cultivated a unique reputation in the Indian Film Industry owing to series of performances across art house and popular cinema.
The actor will also participate in a few Discussions during the course of the Festival in a few of the 16 cities where the Festival is organized. During the Festival, a retrospective of the Actor’s films would be presented in all cities wherever the Festival travels. Some of the films to be featured are ‘Mera Naam Joker’, ‘Bobby’, ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’, ‘Agneepath’ and ‘Do Dooni Chaar’. Talking about the Actor’s participation in the Festival, Basant Rathore, Senior Vice President, Jagran Prakashan said,”It’s a matter of great pride for us that Shri Kapoor has kindly consented to be part of the Festival. We look forward to it”.
Now in its 8th year, Jagran Film Festival has incessantly carried the ‘Cinematic Culture’ from metro cities to smaller cities thereby spreading and promoting the appreciation of the cinematic art at the grass root level. This year, the Festival takes off on July 1 and screens over 150 Indian and foreign films across 10 film sections till July 5, 2017 before moving on with the journey to cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Patna, Ranchi, Dehradoon, Bhopal, Indore, Meerut and many others. The journey shall culminate in Mumbai during its final leg between 15-22 September 2017.
- Dates: Saturday, 1st July’2017 – Wednesday, 5th July’2017
- Venue: Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi
- Time: 10.00 am onwards
- Registrations: www.jff.co.in