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10th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF 2018 opens


Much awaited JIFF 2018 finally opened in a magnificent manner; for all the Film enthusiasts; Cinema lovers and fans. For next four days; many National – International Films would be screened at Golcha Cinema and Manipal University. The Film Festival has been started, with lighting the lamp at Golcha Cinema. Surendra Bohra, Rajeev Arora, Sandeep Sancheti [President Manipal University], Mark Plain and JIFF Founder Hanu Roj were present at the stage.
Hanu Roj shared his emotional experiences of the long decade journey of JIFF! Hanu expressed that people’s positive responses make him go ahead on this path! Hanu said that JIFF believes in inviting real Film – Makers; instead of celebrated Superstars!
On the behalf of JIFF; Gorune APRIKIAN [France], Katerina Philppou [UK], Dora Elek [UK], Roope Olenius [Finland], Phillippa Frisby [UK]; and Chandrashekhar, Dr Vibhuti Pandey and Vivek Sharma were felicitated.
After the grand opening of JIFF 2018; Surendra Bohra has been honoured with the LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. Surendra is a noted Indian Producer and Director; who’s first produced Film was Maa Manne Kyu Parnai. He debuted directing Films with Saajan Ka Ghar; starring Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla; and continued on a path of success for years.
Surendra Bohra gave a Big THANK to JIFF. Bohra expressed that he considers this AWARD, the biggest AWARD in his life!
Sandeep Sancheti congratulated JIFF. Besides, he thanked all the Film – Enthusiasts; who have come to JIFF.
JIFF 2018 opened with screening of the Hindi Film Angrezi Me Kahte Hain, at 6 pm. Entire star cast of Angrezi Me Kahte Hain has been present on the stage including Ekavali Khanna, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Pankaj Tripathi, Brijendra Kala and Anshuman Jha.
Directed by HARISH VYAS, Angrezi Me Kahte Hain is a story of middle – aged man Yashwant Batra, who makes attempts to win his wife’s heart. It’s interesting to see an old man doing varied amusing things to woo his wife, which are often done by young men!
This is the 10th year of JIFF. Hence, JIFF is celebrating the ‘Decade of Excellence’. Most of the screened Films aren’t released yet, and hence, people would get to watch them for the first time at JIFF. Here, Film enthusiasts would get to interact with Directors, Writers, Actors,

Ish Madhu Talwar would hold a dialogue session about “Hasrat Jaipuri: His Life and Time”; at 11 am. At 12:30 pm; Rakesk Gogna would take a workshop about Web Series and Mobile Film Making. At 2 pm; during ART CAMP; Era Tak would have a dialogue with Surendra Pal Joshi and Dr Ashwin Dalwi; about “Cinema and Visual Art”.
Dora Alek [Director Lend Me Your Eyes] at 1 pm; in Tivoli Screen [Golcha Cinema].
Suneeta Mishra [Director Birds in Flight] at 2 pm; in Tivoli Screen [Golcha Cinema].
Vendanti Daani, Pavi Trehan, Yuvraj Kumar, Vinayak Pimple [Team Inkblot] at 11 am; in Nile Screen [Golcha Cinema].
Gorune APRIKIAN [Director Just A Fling] at 4:30 pm; in Nile Screen [Golcha Cinema].
SCREEN 1 – Tivoli
11 AM to 1 PM – Kajal / The Peace Agency / Quira.
1 to 2 PM - Lend Me Your Eyes / Baltazers.
2 PM to 4 PM - Jai Jai Hindustan / Birds in Flight / Pashi / End Unsung / The Reform / Love Sex and Side Effects / Played / Happy Building.
4:15 to 6:15 – POW: Point of View.
6:15 to 8:15 - In the Shadow of Mother Tree.
 8:15 to 10:45 - Naani Bai Ro Maayro.
SCREEN 2 – Nile
11 to 1 PM - Soch / How To Save Your Best Friend / Inkblot / Job / Framed / Two Balloons / Humanity With Little Friends.
1:15 P.M. to 4 P.M. - Andre Draux Aux / Teen Aur Aadha.
4:15 P.M. to 6:15 P.M. - Pahad Gatha / Just A Fling / Return of the Goddess.
6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M. - Ingrained / Half Widow / Bhura.
Due to court stay; film Half Widow would not be shown.
SCREEN 3 – Manipal University
10:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. – Puya: In the Circle of Time.
1:15 P.M. to 3 P.M. - Girl in Red / Shades / Chhoti Si Guzarish / Moonlight Princess.
3:15 P.M. to 5 P.M. - Mother / Happy Birthday Mango! / Ma Terre [My Ground] / Angel Of Anywhere / Fated / Kadwi Hawa Badlo / Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times.




Tribute to Shyam Sundar Jalani


Life Time Achievement Award presenting to Surendra Bohra



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