Jagran Film Festival to kick off with 'Masaan'

The sixth edition of the Jagran Film Festival takes off on July 1 in New Delhi with 'Masaan', India’s award-winning film at the Cannes Film Festival.

Richa Chadda in a still from Masaan
Richa Chadda in a still from 'Masaan'

Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan and starring Sanjay Mishra, Richa Chadda and Shweta Tiwary, it will be the India premiere of the film. Manoj Srivastava, the Festival’s strategic consultant says, “It’s a matter of pride to open the festival with such a prestigious and worthy film. 'Masaan' is just the beginning; the festival has a lot in store for film delegates this year.”

The festival will be held at the Siri Fort auditorium and present a wide ranging Indian and foreign cinema with specially curated sections on thematic lines. 'Masaan', an official entry in the festival, will compete for the Indian Showcase Awards.

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