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Indian Panorama selection Feature and Non-Feature Films for 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016

Indian Panorama selection Feature and Non-Feature Films for 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016
Indian Panorama 2016 announced its final selection of Feature & Non-Feature films to be screened in Goa at 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016.1473321778_small_iffi_logo

  1. The Jury for Feature Films, headed by well-known actor and Director, Shri Rajendra Singh Babu, has selected 22 films out of 230 eligible entries.  The 13 Members Jury took a month to finalize the selections. The Jury constituted of the following Members:
  • Rama Vij, Producer and Director
  • Arup Manna, Director
  • C. V. Reddy, Producer and Director
  • Girish Mohite, Producer and Director
  • Dr. K. Puttaswamy, Writer
  • N. Krishnakumar, Producer and Director
  • Sabyasachi Mohapatra, Filmmaker
  • Sanjay Pawar, Director and Columnist
  • Satinder Mohan, Critic and Journalist
  • SwapanMullick, Journalist and Film Critic
  • Uday Shankar Pani, Writer and Filmmaker
  • Shri Ahathian, Producer and Director

 The Jury has recommended Sanskrit film ISHTI Directed  G. Prabha as the Opening Feature Film of Indian Panorama 2016.As per Clause 8.6 of the Indian Panorama 2016 Regulations the Best Feature Film of 63rd  National Film Awards 2015, titled “BAAHUBALI” Directed by  S.S RAJAMOULI     is included in the Indian Panorama 2016.

Three mainstream films are also selected under Indian Panorama Section of 47th International Film Festival of India, 2016. The complete list of 26 Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 47th International Film Festival of India 2016 is given below.

S. No. Title of the Film Language Director
1. Roopanthram Malayalam M B Padmakumar
2. Harikatha Prasanga Kannada Ananya Kasaravalli
3. Natsamrat – Asa Nat Hone Nahi Marathi Mahesh Manjrekar
4. Loktak Lairembee Manipuri Haoban Paban Kumar
5. Bastu Shaap Bengali  Kaushik Ganguly
6. Veeram Macbeth Malayalam  Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair
7. Ekk Albela Marathi  Shekhar Sartandel
8. Kaadu Pookkunna Neram Malayalam Dr.Biju
9. U Turn Kannada  Pawan Kumar
10.  Ishti Sanskrit  G. Prabha
11. Shankhachil Bengali  Gautam Ghose
12. Irudhi Sutru Tamil  Sudha Kongara
13. Pinky Beauty Parlour Hindi Akshay Singh
14. Mantra English Nicholas Kharkongor
15. Ringan Marathi Makaramd Mane
16. Onaatah Khasi Pradip Kurbah
17. Chitrokar Bengali Saibal Mitra
18. Sahaj Paather Gappo Colours of Innocence Bengali Manas Mukul Pal
19. K Sera Sera Konkani Rajeev Shinde
20. Allama Kannada T S Nagabharna
21. Sairat Marathi  Nagraj Manjule
22. Dikchow Banat Palaax Assamese Sanjib Sabhapandit
23. Baahubali (Best  Feature Film in 63rd NFA) Telugu S.S Rajamouli
24. Bajirao Mastani Hindi Sanjay Leela Bhansali
25. Airlift Hindi Raja Krishna Menon
26. Sultan Hindi Ali Abbas Jaffar

 The Non-Feature films Jury chaired by well-known documentary filmmaker Shri Arvind Sinha has picked 21 films out of 198 eligible entries. The 7 Members Jury took 15 days to finalize the selections. The Jury constituted of the following Members :

  • Aarti Srivastava, Documentary Filmmaker
  • Abhijit Mazumdar, Documentary Filmmaker
  • Gautam Benegal, Animation Filmmaker
  • Madhureeta Anand, Film writer and Director
  • RONEL HAOBAM, Documentary Filmmaker
  • Prof. Suresh Sharma, Film Critic and Documentary Filmmaker

Ima Sabitri directed by Bobo KH has been chosen as the Opening Film by the Non-Feature Film Jury.

As per Clause 8.6 of the Indian Panorama 2016 Regulations the Best Non Feature Film of 63rd   National Film Awards 2016, titled “Amdavad Ma Famous” directed by Hardik Mehta is included in the Indian Panorama 2016, by virtue of direct entry.

The complete list of 21 Non – Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 47th International Film Festival of India 2016 is given below.

  Title of the film Director’s name Language
1. The wind in the Maruwa Sankhajit Biswas Bengali
2. Taandav Devashish Makhija Hindi
3. Paywat Mithun Chandra Chowdhary Marathi
4. In return, Just a Book Shiny Jacob Benjamin Malayalam
5. Gudh Saurav Rai Nepali
6. Cecilia Pankaj Johar English
7. Guns and Guitars – a musical travelogue Bidyut Kotoky English
8. Randu Kurippukal Gireesh Kumar.K Malayalam
9. Gods in Shackles Sangita Iyer English
10. Memories of a forgotten war Utpal Borpujari English
11. Ima Sabitri Bobo KH Manipuri
12. Earth Crusader Shabnam Sukhdev English
13. Bachchha Saheb Saikat Sekhareswar Ray Bengali
14. Ormayude Athirvarambukal Sudesh Balan Malayalam
15. Chaukat Umesh Mohan Bagade Marathi
16. Edpa Kana Niranjan Kumar Kujur Hindi
17. Sabin Alun Altaf Mazid Karbi (Assam)
18. Samann Billu Paul Haryanvi
19. Daayra Sonia Saharan Haryanvi
20. Daaravtha Nishant Roy Bombarde Marathi
21. Amdavad Ma Famous

“Non Feature Film of 63rd NFA 2016”

Hardik Mehta Gujarati

As per Clause 8.6 of the Indian Panorama 2016 Regulations the Best Non Feature Film of 63rd   National Film Awards 2016, titled “Amdavad Ma Famous” directed by Hardik Mehta is included in Indian Panorama 2016,  by virtue of direct entry.

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