Mumbai:The 4th Jagran Film Festival commenced with an electrifying opening ceremony on September 24 at Fun Republic,Andheri West, Mumbai. The festival got off to a rousing start with the ceremonial tradition of lighting a lamp.
The event was graced by several eminent personalities of the Indian film industry. The presence of Chief Guest Akshay Kumar, Indian Film and Stage Actress Nimrat Kaur who lit the lamp, Anil Sharma, Sudhir Mishra, Dorothy Briere, Manoj Srivastava, Sai Tamhankar, Mayor of Mumbai Sunil Prabhu and many others from the entertainment industry made the atmosphere almost contagious, filled with much of enthusiasm and anticipation.
The festival began with the screening of the film Water which also marked the Asian premiere of the film.
Other films screened on the opening day of the festival were Haco Chekos 72 minute Turkish film Nowhere Li Vir, Sanjay Jadhavs 132 minute Marathi film Duniyadari, and Kundan Shah’s 143 minute classic Jane Bhi Do Yaaron. The opening ceremony’s red carpet, followed by film screening witnessed an illustrious gathering of filmmakers, renowned litterateurs, cinephiles and scribes.
The 4th edition of the Jagran Film Festival, Mumbai 2013 is scheduled from the 24th – 29th September, 2013 at Fun Republic, Andheri West, Mumbai.
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