IFFI to screen 'Satyakam', 'Aradhana'

Radhika Sharma

Mumbai, Nov 13 (PTI) Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 'Satyakam' and Shakti Samanta-directed 'Aradhana' will be screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) under the 'Golden Lining Indian Films' section.

'Satyakam', starring Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar and Sharmila Tagore, is considered to be among the finest films in Indian Cinema, whereas 'Aradhana', featuring Rajesh Khanna and Tagore, was a huge blockbuster in the late 1960s.

The package of films under the section include movies in Odiya, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Assamese and Malayalam languages.

Other films to feature in the section include Satyajit Ray's Bengali feature 'Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne', the National Award-winning Marathi film 'Tambdi Mati', 'Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai', 'Varakatnam', 'Dr Bezbarua', 'Iru Kodugal', 'Sree' by Siddharth, 'Uyyale' by N Lakshminarayan and 'Adimakal' by KS Sethumadhavan.

The 50th edition of the festival, which will be held from November 20-28 in Goa, will witness over 200 films from 76 countries.

With the screening of 26 feature films and 15 non-feature films in Indian Panorama section, around 10,000 people are expected to attend the golden jubilee edition. PTI JUR RDSRDS