Indian Panorama selection of Feature Films for 43rd International Film Festival of India, 2012 announced; 5 Malayalam films among 20 feature films selected
The much-awaited announcement of the Indian Panorama bouquet of Feature Films for
IFFI’12 has been made.
1. The jury for Feature films, headed by renowned filmmaker Shri. Buddhadeb Dasgupta,
selected 18 films out of a total of 144 eligible entries. Marathi film “Deool” (Director : Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni) and the film “Byari” in the language Byari (Director : Suveeran) which won the Best Feature Film shared award at the recent 59th National Film Awards for the year 2011 are the 19th and 20th film of Indian Panorama, 2012, by virtue of direct entry. The 10 member jury took 21 days to finalize the selections. The Jury constituted of the following Members :
I. Pradip Biswas, Journalist, West Bengal
II. Suresh Krissna, Director, Chennai
III. Katte Ramachandra, Producer &Director, Bangalore
IV. Kireedam Unni, Producer-Director, Trivandrum
V. Munin Barua, Writer-Director-Producer, Assame
VI. Pawan Manavi, Academician-Producer and Director, Hyderabad
VII. Ajay Sharma, Cinematographer, Producer & Director, Bombey/Delhi
VIII. Ms. Venita Coelho, Writer & Director, Goa/Bombey
IX. Sibi Malayil, Director, Trivandrum
2. The Feature Film Jury choose the Assamese film BAANDHON (Director: Jahnu Barua) as
the Opening Film of Indian Panorama 2012. Given below is the complete list of 20 Feature
Films that would be shown at the 43rd International Film Festival of India 2012 at Goa.
S.No. Title Language Director
1. Baandhon Assamese Jahnu Barua
2. Shabdo Bengali Kaushik Ganguly
3. Chitrangada Bengali Rituparno Ghosh
4. Elar Char Adhyay Bengali Bappaditya Bandopadhyay
5. Deswa Bhojpuri Nitin Chandra
6. Byari Byari Suveeran
7. Lessons In Forgetting English Unni Vijayan
8. Gangoobai Hindi Partly
Marathi
Priya Krishnaswamy
9. I.D. Hindi, English Kamal K.M.
10. Kurmavatara Kannada Girish Kasaravalli
11. Digant Konkani Dnyanesh Moghe
12. Akashathinte Niram Malayalam Dr. Biju
13. Bhoomiyude
Avakasikal
Malayalam T.V. Chandran
14. Ozhimuri Malayalam Madhupal
15. Ithramaathram Malayalam K. Gopinathan
16. Manjadikuru Malayalam Anjali Menon
17. Samhita Marathi Sumitra Bhave & Sunil
Sukthankar
18. Deool Marathi Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni
19. Anhey Ghorey Da Dan Punjabi Gurvinder Singh
20. Vaagai Sooda Vaa Tamil A. Sarkunam
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