Whistling Woods to celebrate 100 years of cinema

MUMBAI: Students and Alumni of the Whistling Woods International are set to host a three-day film festival to earmark the centenary celebrations of Indian Cinema from 1 to 3 June at its Film City campus.

Titled Cinema 100, the initiative will showcase a blend of film screening - classic films, curated films, documentaries, thematic compilations among others, knowledge sharing and learning, exhibition of film posters and rare cinema artifacts.

Whistling Woods International founder chairman Subhash Ghai said, "Whistling Woods has always promoted quality film education and we have been thought leaders in providing the latest knowledge and infrastructure to our students. Cinema 100 is our tribute to the fascinating 100 year journey of Indian Cinema. Industry stalwarts and legends have agreed to share their knowledge and experiences to make this experience even richer."

Celebrities who will grace the occasion or conduct workshops or panel discussions in the three-day festival are AR Rahman, Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Habib Faisal, Rohit Shetty, R Balki, Saroj Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Javed Siddiqui, Gulzaar, Zoya Akhtar, Nagesh Kukunoor, Jackie Shroff, Hema Malini, and Khalid Mohammed among others.

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