NYIFF to pay tribute to Dev Anand

MUMBAI: The 12th edition of New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), scheduled to be held from 23 to 27 May, will pay a tribute to Dev Anand.

A tribute will be paid to the evergreen hero with the screening of his film Hum Dono Rangeen, the coloured version of his black-and-white classic Hum Dono.

The festival will also host the premieres of Rituparno Ghosh’s Chitrangada and Anurag Kashyap‘s Gangs of Wasseypur.

Also to be screened at the event will be the Kashmiri film Inshallal, Football, Shyam Benegal‘s Zubeida, Mammo and Sardari Begum as well as Pakistani-Canadian journalist and filmmaker Obaid Chinoy‘s Oscar-winning documentary Saving Face.

Other award-winning films from South Africa, Australia, and Sri Lanka along with India‘s regional language films in Tamil, Bengali, and Marathi will also be showcased.

The festival would be attended by Kareena Kapoor, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, Anurag Kashyap, Rituparno Ghosh, Salman Rushdie and Mira Nair.

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