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Indian Panorama Announces Official Selection for 53rd IFFI 2022


25 Feature Films and 20 Non-Feature Films to be screened during IFFI

‘Hadinelentu’ to be the Opening Indian Feature Film

 ‘The Show Must Go On’ to be the Opening Indian Non-Feature Film

Posted On: 22 OCT 2022 11:35AM by PIB Delhi

The Indian Panorama, flagship component of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has today announced the selection of 25 feature films and 20 non feature films. The selected films will be showcased at the 53rd IFFI to be held from 20th - 28th November, 2022 in Goa.

The aim of the Indian Panorama, organized by National Film Development Corporation, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, is to select feature and non feature films of cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence in accordance with the conditions and procedure in the said regulations of Indian Panorama.

The selection of the Indian Panorama is made by eminent personalities from the world of cinema from across India comprising of a total of twelve jury members for feature films and six jury members for non-feature films led by the respective chairpersons. Exercising their individual expertise, the eminent jury panels contribute evenly to the consensus that leads to the selection of Indian Panorama films of respective categories.

Feature Films

The Feature Film Jury, comprising twelve members, was headed by acclaimed Director and Editor, Chairperson Shri Vinod Ganatra. The Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, and film-related professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian fraternity:

  1. Shri. A. Karthik Raja; Cinematographer
  2. Shri. Ananda Jyothi; Musician, Writer and Filmmaker
  3. Smt. Dr. Anuradha Singh; Filmmaker and Editor
  4. Shri. Ashok Kashyap; Producer, Director and Cinematographer 
  5. Shri Enumula Premraj; Director and Screenwriter
  6. Smt Geeta M Gurappa; Sound Engineer
  7. Shri Imo Singh; Producer, Director and Writer
  8. Shri. Jugal Debata; Producer, Director and Cinematographer
  9. Shri. Sailesh Dave; Producer
  10. Shri. Shibu G Sushelan; Producer
  11. Shri V. N. Aditya; Producer, Director and Screenwriter
  12. Shri. Vishnu Sharma; Author and Film Critic

A package of 25 Feature films have been selected to be screened in the Indian Panorama section at 53rd IFFI from a broad spectrum of 354 qualifying contemporary Indian feature films. The following package of feature films reflects the vibrancy and diversity of the Indian film industry.

List of 25 feature films selected in the Indian Panorama 2022 is as follows:

 

S.No.

Title of the Film

Language

Director

 

Mahananda

Bengali

Arindam Sil

 

Three of Us

Hindi

Avinash Arun Dhaware

 

The Storyteller

Hindi

Ananth Narayan Mahadevan

 

Major

Hindi

Sashi Kiran Tikka

 

Siya

Hindi

Manish Mundra

 

Dhabari Quruvi

Irula

Priyanandanan

 

Hadinelentu

Kannada

Prithvi Konanur

 

Naanu Kusuma

Kannada

Krishne  Gowda

 

Lotus Blooms

Maithili

Pratik Sharma

 

Ariyippu

Malayalam

Mahesh Narayanan

 

Saudi Vellakka CC.225/2009

Malayalam

Tharun Moorthy

 

Frame

Marathi

Vikram Patwardhan

 

Sher Shivraj

Marathi

Digpal Lanjekar

 

Ekda Kaay Zala

Marathi

Dr. Saleel Shrinivas Kulkarni

 

Pratikshya

Oriya

Anupam Patnaik

 

Kurangu Pedal

Tamil

Kamalakannan S

 

Kida

Tamil

RA.Venkat

 

Jai Bhim

Tamil

Tha. Se. Gnanavel

 

Cinema Bandi

Telugu

Kandregula Praveen

 

Kudhiram Bose

Telugu

Vidya Sagar Raju

 

Mainstream Cinema Section

 

 

The Kashmir Files

Hindi

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri

 

RRR (Roudram Ranam Rudhiram)

Telugu

S S Rajamouli

 

Tonic

Bengali

Avijit Sen

 

Akhanda

Telugu

Boyapati Srinivasa Rao

 

Dharmveer….Mukkam Post Thane

Marathi

Pravin Vitthal Tarde

 

Feature Film Jury’s choice for the opening feature film of Indian Panorama 2022 is the film ‘Hadinelentu’ (Kannada) directed by Mr Prithvi Konanur.

Non-Feature Films

The Non - Feature Film Jury, comprising six members, was headed by acclaimed Filmmaker, Producer, Writer and National Film Award winner, the chairperson Shri Oinam Doren. The Non-Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, and film-related professions, professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian fraternity:

  1. Shri Chandrasekhar A; Film critic, Journalist and Media Academician
  2. Shri Harish Bhimani, Filmmaker, Scriptwriter, Anchor and, Actor
  3. Shri Manish Saini; Filmmaker, Writer and Editor
  4. Shri P. Umesh Naik; Filmmaker and Journalist
  5. Shri Rakesh Mittal; Film critic, Journalist and Author
  6. Shri Sanskar Desai; Filmmaker, Scriptwriter, Academician

A package of 20 Non-Feature films have been selected to be screened in the Indian Panorama section at 53rd IFFI from a broad spectrum of qualifying 242 contemporary Indian non-feature films in about. The package of non-feature films exemplifies the capacity of the emerging and established filmmakers to document, investigate, entertain and also reflect contemporary Indian values.

List of 20 Non-Feature Films selected in the Indian Panorama 2022 is as follows:

 

S.No.

Title of the Film

Language

Director

 

Pataal-Tee

Bhotiya

Mukund Narayan   &

Santosh Singh

 

Taangh

English

Bani Singh

 

Ayushman

English

Jacob Varghese

 

Other Ray: Art of Satyajit Ray

English

Jaydip Mukherjee

 

Gurujana

English

Sudipto Sen

 

Hatibondhu

English

Kripal Kalita

 

Clinton

English

Prithviraj Das Gupta

 

The Show Must Go On

English

Divya Cowasji

 

Khajuraho, Anand Aur Mukti

Hindi

Ramji Om & Deepika Kothari

 

Vibhajan Ki Vibhishka Unkahi Kahaniyan

Hindi

Hitesh Shankar

 

Fatima

Hindi

Sourabh Kanti Dutta

 

Chhu Med Na Yul Med

Hindi

Munmun Dhalaria

 

Before I Die

Hindi

Nakul Dev

 

Madhyantara

Kannada

Basti Dinesh Shenoy

 

Wagro

Konkani

Sainath S Uskaikar

 

Veetilekku

Malayalam

Akhil Dev M

 

Beyond Blast

Manipuri

Saikhom Ratan

 

Rekha

Marathi

Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe

 

Yaanam

Sanskrit

Vinod Mankara

 

Little Wings

Tamil

Naveenkumar Muthaiah

 

Jury’s choice for the opening non-feature film of Indian Panorama, 2022 is ‘The Show Must Go On’ (English) directed by Ms Divya Cowasji.

The Indian Panorama was introduced in 1978 as part of the IFFI umbrella to promote Indian Films along with India's rich culture and heritage with the help of cinematic art. Since its inception, the Indian Panorama has been completely devoted to showcasing the best Indian films of the year. The selected films for Indian Panorama section, with an aim for the promotion of film art through, will also be screened for non-profit screening in international film festivals in India and abroad, Indian Film Weeks held under Bilateral Cultural Exchange Programmes and Specialized Indian Film Festivals outside cultural exchange protocols, and special Indian Panorama festivals in India.

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Saurabh Singh



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