Kolkata International Film Festival: Stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Hasan, Kajol Are About to Attend the Opening Ceremony.

The Cultural Hub - the City of Joy is all geared up for the cinematic action. The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival, like the previous year, this year too it will be having a grand opening ceremony. Bollywood Superstars Amitabh Bachchan, the King Khan Shah Rukh Khan, actress Kajol, Kamal Haasan, Mahesh Bhatt will be on the city on the opening day.

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The 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival will be featuring 142 movies collected from 65 countries in 19 categories and in 12 locations. The Festival will be on the town from the 10th of November to 17th November 2017.

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This year, the ‘Focus Country’ will be United Kingdom. And on this occasion, Michael Winterbottom, the most popular British filmmaker will be attending the inaugural ceremony. Six movies of Winterbottom along with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang will be screened as the part of retrospective section.

Kolkata International Film Festival’s Director Yadab Mandal said to IANS, “As many as 13 films from Britain will be shown during the festival while six films of acclaimed English filmmaker Michael Winterbottom will be screened as part of retrospective."

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Kolkata International Film Festival will also be playing homage to veterans and big personalities of Indian cinema namely Om Puri, Tom Alter and Ramananda Sengupta. Kolkata International Film Festival or KIFF is the second oldest film festival in India.

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