International Film Festival of India (IFFI): News

04 Dec 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

3 IFFI jury members support Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

IFFI 2022 jury member Jinko Gotoh took to Twitter to back Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid and his comments at the closing ceremony of the film festival.

01 Dec 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's apology

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri reacted to Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's apology regarding the latter's comments on The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022.

01 Dec 2022

The Kashmir Files

Nadav Lapid issues apology to Kashmiri Pandits

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid has issued an apology for his comment at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022, where he called The Kashmir Files, "vulgar," "propaganda," and inappropriate for the competition category of the festival.

30 Nov 2022

Anupam Kher

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid defends his 'The Kashmir Files' remarks

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's comments regarding The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022 have caused quite a stir.

30 Nov 2022

Israel

Israel's Counsel General apologizes to Anupam Kher amid Lapid's remarks

Counsel General of Israel in Mumbai, Kobb Shoshani visited actor Anupam Kher's school and the actor took to Twitter to share it.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

Meet filmmaker Nadav Lapid, who called 'The Kashmir Files' vulgar

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid triggered a countrywide debate in India after calling Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files ''vulgar propaganda" and ''inappropriate for an artistic competitive section" at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

29 Nov 2022

Bollywood News

Indian celebrities take sides on Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

Social media erupted after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid called Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files "propaganda" and termed it "vulgar" and inappropriate for the competition category.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files' remark: Israel envoy slams IFFI jury chief

The controversial yet popular Bollywood flick The Kashmir Files has again garnered the limelight after the jury chief at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI)—the Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid—called it "vulgar propaganda".

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files': Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's comments

International Film Festival of India jury head Nadav Lapid created an uproar in the nation after his closing note at the 53rd edition of the festival on Monday.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

IFFI jury distances itself from chief's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid criticized Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files during the closing ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival of India. The filmmaker called it "propaganda."

22 Oct 2022

Jai Bhim

'Jai Bhim,' 'RRR,' 'TKF' among IFFI 2022 Indian Panorama lineup

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Saturday officially announced the lineup of films to be screened as part of its Indian Panorama segment at this year's festival.

26 Nov 2018

India

Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan to receive Special Award at IFFI

Legendary screenwriter Salim Khan will be honored with IFFI Special Award for his lifetime contribution to cinema.

23 Nov 2018

India

To speak in Hindi or English, IFFI'18 left in quandary

There's a reason why IFFI 2018 is International Film Festival of India and not 'Hindi', and the day three of the ongoing movie gala saw the organizers grappling to find a common ground for those who know and do not know English.

23 Nov 2018

Sridevi

Heartwarming video: Janhvi recites poem she wrote for mother Sridevi

One of the early media appearances of Janhvi Kapoor was in 2017, when she accompanied her mother Sridevi and father Boney Kapoor to IFFI, Goa.

19 Nov 2018

India

IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions

Prasoon Joshi, Meghna Gulzar, David Dhawan, and Shoojit Sircar are among some of the Bollywood personalities who will attend the 49th IFFI as part of the movie gala's Masterclasses and In-Conversations sessions.

11 Nov 2018

India

IFFI-2018 to screen 10 Israeli films under country focus feature

'Working Woman' and 'Longing' are among the 10 Israeli films that will be screened at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as part of the country focus package.

28 Nov 2017

India

S Durga not screened at IFFI, CBFC demands re-submission

Marked as controversial by the I&B ministry, 'S Durga' will not be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which will end today, despite repeated requests from the jury members.

22 Nov 2017

India

Is Ishaan Khattar bearing the brunt of being Shahid's brother?

Rajesh Khattar and Neelima Azeem's son Ishaan Khattar forayed into the film industry with renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's big project 'Beyond The Clouds'.

14 Nov 2017

India

Sujoy Ghosh quits as IFFI Jury Chief

In a shocking development, Kahani's director Sujoy Ghosh has resigned as the jury-chief for the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) after the removal of films 'S Durga' and 'Nude' by I&B Ministry from the final list.