Veteran actor Rishi will open Jagran Film Festival in capital
Veteran and clean from heart actor Rishi Kapoor will open the 8th edition of the Jagran Film Festival here on July 1. Beginning with New Delhi (capital), the festival will travel to 16 other cities including Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Bhopal, Ranchi, Indore, Ludhiana and Dehradun before culminating in Mumbai with the award ceremony in September. Rishi Kapoor is a very well known actor. Many times National Award winner, Rishi Kapoor has notably cultivated a unique reputation in the Indian Film Industry owing to series of performances across art house and popular cinema.
He is one of the down to earth actors Bollywood can have. He plays every role with his entire dedication. According to organizers, The Kapoor and Sons actor will also participate in a few discussions during the course of the festival in some of the cities. During the festival, which will be held at Siri Fort Auditorium here, a retrospective of Rishi Kapoor’s films would be presented in all cities wherever the Festival travels.
Rishi Kapoor’s epic films will be featured
Some of his iconic films will be featured like Mera Naam Joker, Bobby, Amar Akbar Anthony, Agneepath and Do Dooni Chaar.
Now in it has been almost 8 years, Jagran Film Festival has incessantly carried the ‘Cinematic Culture’ from metro cities to smaller cities thereby spreading and promoting the appreciation of the cinematic art at the grass root level. This year, the Festival takes off on July 1 and screens over 150 Indian and foreign films across 10 film sections till July 5, 2017 before moving on with the journey to cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Patna, Ranchi, Dehradun, Bhopal, Indore, Meerut and many others. The Festival will culminate in Mumbai in between 15-22 September 2017.
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