Kolkata: The 28th ‘Kolkata International Film Festival’ is set to start on December 15. This film festival will be held till December 22. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan along with his wife Jaya Bachchan will attend the opening ceremony.
Internationally acclaimed film directors and actors will attend this event. The 27th KIFF was held last April. It may be noted that a total of 1698 films from 71 countries were submitted for this film festival. Of these, there were 46 foreign films, 104 feature films, 59 shorts and Documentary films. All these from 41 countries will be screened in 10 theatres during the seven-day festival.
The festival will kick off with the legendary Satyajit Ray’s film ‘Aranyer Dinratri’.