Started way back in 1952, the first ever IFFI was organized by the Films Division, Government of India, with the patronage of the first Prime Minister of India – Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) aims at providing a common platform to the cinemas across the world to project the excellence of the art of film making. This India’s most prestigious festival is also the first International Film Festival held anywhere in Asia.
This year marks the the 50th year of IFFI, with the current edition promising to take it a notch higher and make it golden. The preparations for golden jubilee edition have begun and the 50th edition will be tracing the history of IFFI from its 1st to the 49th.
IFFI celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year with a bigger showbiz and a better zeal from film artists around the globe. Here are the movies being showcased at this year's edition: