The fifth Jagran Film Festival kicked off at PVR Cinemas, Andheri with actor Irrfan Khan lighting the ceremonial lamp.
Later on, the crowds came in to see the various Indian and foreign films that were screened throughout the day.
Harish Bhimani attended the screening of the film, Gandhi at the Jagran Film Festival. Pics/Shadab khan and D Dhimesh Dave
A workshop on cinematography by ARRI
Another highlight was a workshop on cinemtography that gave film buffs an idea about how the visual essence of a film is created.
The audience at one of the screenings
Members of the film fraternity were also present
In short, the first day was like a curtain-raiser to the week-long gala event to follow.