Kapil Dev To Be Guest Of Honour At Indian Film Festival Melbourne; Ranveer Singh-Starrer ’83 To Be Celebrated

New Delhi: The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, which was held virtually for the last two years will make its physical comeback with programming spanning both in-person and online to keep up with the current times. The festival is set to take place in Melbourne from August 12-20.

The opening night will be held on August 12 and the yearly annual awards gala on  August 14. The film programming is more diverse than ever before with over 100 films in 23 languages having been selected for the festival. Programming of the festival will soon be announced by the organisers and a slew of Indian film artists will be flying down to Melbourne to celebrate cinema in all its diversity, News18 reported.

Ranveer Singh-starrer ’83, directed by Kabir Khan will be celebrated at the festival. Legendary cricketer, Kapil Dev will be the guest of honour. Speaking of being part of IFFM 2022, Kapil Dev said, “I look forward to being part of IFFM 2022. It’s a great platform celebrating the best in Indian cinema. I truly do believe that sports and cinema are two major cultural experiences for not only Indians but various communities and countries that bind us together. It’s something for decades now that has united people. It’s a deep-rooted emotional connection and love we have for both cinema and sports, and when they come together it’s a rewarding experience for everyone”.


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