Tribute to Sreekar Prasad at Habitat Film Festival

NEW DELHI: Five films, edited by National Award-winning editor Sreekar Prasad, are part of the 22 films that are being screened during the Habitat Film Festival beginning here tomorrow.

Renowned cinematographer-turned-director Shaji N Karun will inaugurate the Festival and Prasad who has won the National award seven times will be the Guest of Honour. The festival will take place at the India Habitat Centre from 2 to 9 May.

The Festival will also feature the AIDS Jaago series with short films by Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Santosh Sivan, and Farhan Akhtar in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The five films edited by Prasad are Raag Birag (Assamese) by Bidyut Chakraborthy, Kutty Srank (Malayalam) by Shaji N Karun, Yuva (Hindi) by Mani Ratnam, Terrorist (Tamil) by Santhosh Sivan, and Firaaq (Hindi) by Nandita Das.

Among the other films being screened, the Hindi films are Road To Sangam by Amit Rai and Phir Khabi by VK Prakash. The Bengali films are Angshumaner Chobi by Atanu Ghosh and Antaheen by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury.

The Malayalam films are Madhyavenal by Madhu Kaithapram, Kadaksham by Sasi Paravoor, and Patham Nilayile Theevandi by Joshy Mathew.

The two Tamil films are Pokkisham by Cheran and Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya by Gautam Vasdudeva Menon, the two Marathi films are Ek Cup Chaya by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar and Janma by Shirish Rane, and the two Kannada films are Mukha Puta by Roopa Iyer and Vimukthi by P Sheshadri.

The other films are Sontha Vooru (Telugu) by Sunil Kumar Reddy, Paltadcho Manis - The Man Beyond The Bridge (Konkani) by Laxmikant Shedgaonkar, Basundhara (Assamese) by Hiren Bora, and Haat: The Weekli Bazar (Rajasthani) by Seema Kapoor.

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