Rajesh Khanna’s cult film Aradhana will be screened at IFFI Goa this year. Various language National Award winning Indian films that have completed 50 years will be screened under the ‘Golden Lining Indian Films’ section at the 50th edition.
The 50th International Film Festival of India, 2019 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 and film lovers are expected to attend and participate in the golden jubilee edition.
The package of films under Golden Lining Indian Films includes Films in Odiya, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Assamese and Malayalam.
One of the movies featured on this section is Tambdi Mati by Bhalji Pendharkar, which is the story of a young widow who is troubled by a village miscreant and her struggles to survive. This film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi, 1969.
Another movie Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai Directed by Ram Maheshwary features music composed by S. Mohinder, who is noted for the song “Re mann Aiso Karr” which earned him a National Film Award for Best Music Directior in 1970
The complete list of films featured in this category
Varakatnam by N. T. Rama Rao
Dr. Bezbarua by Brajen Barua
Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne by Satyajit Ray
Iru Kodugal by K. Balachander
Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai by Ram Maheshwary
Satyakam by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stree by Siddharth
Tambdi Mati by Bhalji Pendharkar
Uyyale by N. Lakshminarayan
Aradhana by Shakti Samanta
Adimakal by K. S. Sethumadhavan
The 2019 Golden Jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India will take place from the 20th to the 28th of November at Panjim, Goa. The festival will see a variety of films in many languages from all around the world coming together under a single roof.