The 6th edition of the Bangalore International Film Festival jointly organized by the Karnataka Film Academy, Karnataka Film Chambers of Commerce and the Government of Karnataka was inaugurated by renowned actor Kamal Hassan.
The who’s who of the Kannada film industry were present on the occasion with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah making his presence felt. Kannada film actors Ramesh Aravind, Sudeep, Radhika Pandit, veteran stars, such as Dwarakeesh, Bharathi Vishnuvardhana, Sowcar Janaki, Jayanthi, renowned directors T S Nagabharana, Bhagawan and leading actors were among those present.
The eight-day BIFFES will be on till Jan 4 and 152 movies from 45 countries are being screened.
This year’s highlight is the screening of highly-acclaimed Asian films from China, Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.
Text & images: Moviebuzz