By Bollywood Hungama News Network, Jul 8, 2022 – 11:22 hrs IST
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, one of many world’s main and largest Indian movie festivals, is coming again bodily this 12 months. The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, which was held just about for the previous two years, will make its bodily comeback with programming each in-person and on-line to maintain up with the current instances. The competition is scheduled to happen in Melbourne from 12 to twenty August. Before the world was hit by a pandemic, 2019 had hosted the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi, Rima Das, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar amongst others. This 12 months the competition will start with its inaugural evening on August 12 and may have its annual awards ceremony on August 14.
Ranveer Singh’s Sports Drama 83
Film programming is extra various than ever, with over 100 movies from 23 languages to select from for the competition. The schedule of the competition can be introduced quickly by the organizers and Indian movie artists will fly to Melbourne to have fun the range of cinema. Taking ahead the recognition of one of the vital talked about movies of this previous 12 months, 83 directed by Kabir Khan, the competition has invited legendary cricketer Kapil Dev as a particular visitor.
Speaking about being part of IFFM 2022, Kapil Dev stated, “I am looking forward to be a part of IFFM 2022. It is a wonderful platform to celebrate the best in Indian cinema. I truly believe that sports and cinema are two major cultural experiences not only for Indians but for different communities and countries that bind us together. This is something that has united people for decades. It’s a deep emotional connect and our love for both cinema and sports, and it’s a rewarding experience for everyone when they come together.”
Talking about the festival and it’s coming back physically, Festival Director, Mithu Bhowmik Lange said, “We are absolutely delighted to have IFFM back physically with an exciting virtual programming this year. We are excited to have him in Melbourne, to have with us a great cricketer, Mr. Kapil Dev, in honor of the film based on his iconic 83rd World Cup victory. Being a city of cinema and cricket lovers, we are sure that the audience will be excited to see them here. This year the festival features over 100 films from across the subcontinent of India and we are excited to celebrate Indian cinema in all its glory and diversity.”