ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Photos - Aamir Khan, Kamal Hassan at Chennai International Film Festival
 
Latest On ApunKaChoice 
Article : Those who kill in the name of religion haven’t read the holy book: Salman Khan
Article : First Look: Sushant Singh Rajput as high-flying 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!'
Article : Real or Fake: 'Jagga Jasoos' first look featuring Ranbir and Katrina
Article : 'PK' will herald social change: Boman Irani
Photo Gallery : Aditi Govitrikar, Aanchal Kumar walk the ramp at Pune Fashion Week 2014
Photo Gallery : Sushmita Sen announces Jabong fashion week in Delhi
Article : Doing 'Ugly' with Anurag Kashyap a totally unique experience: Ronit Roy
Slide Show : Watch ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ song: Sonam Kapoor rocks the dance floor in ‘Phatte Tak Nachna’
Article : Box office: Aamir Khan’s 'PK' opens with a bang, but breaks no records
Slide Show : Watch 'Roy' song: Ranbir, Jacqueline, Arjun live it up in ‘Sooraj Dooba Hain’

Photos - Aamir Khan, Kamal Hassan at Chennai International Film Festival

Aamir Khan, Kamal Haasan give memorable start to CIFF
Date: Fri, Dec 13, 2013
 
Photos 1 of 14    
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan

Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan

The presence of Aamir Khan and Kamal Haasan, India's two finest film personalities, at the opening ceremony of the 11th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), turned the evening unforgettable for the audiences and organisers as well here Thursday.

Organised by the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) in association with the government of Tamil Nadu and several luminaries of Tamil film fraternity, the eight-day extravaganza (Dec 12-19) will screen 163 films from 58 countries.

The event began with the musical performances of playback singer Karthik and pianist Anil Srinivasan, who played some of the evergreen Tamil hits of Illayaraja to a packed hall here.

Karthik dedicated a couple of Hindi songs such as "Behka" and "Phela Nasha" to Aamir Khan, who attended the festival as the chief guest.

The musical show was followed by dance performances by TV anchor-dancer Swarnamalya and actress-dancer Shobana. Later, the performers of the evening received mementos from Kamal Haasan and Aamir Khan.

This is the fourth year in a row; CIFF has introduced a special competition section for Tamil films. Actress, writer and dubbing artist Rohini introduced the jury for this section which constitutes R. Sripriya, S. Ramakrishnan and R.V Udayakumar.

As many as 12 films such as "Soodhu Kavvum", "Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer", "Haridas", "Paradesi" and "Kumki", among others, will battle it out for the prize money of Rs.6 lakh.

Actress Suhasini Mani Ratnam, the festival organiser, mediated a question-and-answer session with Kamal Haasan, who answered select questions from different members of Tamil cine world.

Answering one of the questions by legendary singer S.P Balasubrahmanyam on the need for qualified critics in censor board, Haasan said: "I strongly feel only qualified people should be there in the censor board. Industry should take responsibility of censorship."

"The people we have on our censor board are not qualified. They like cinema, they may be watching films regularly but that doesn't make them experts. All political parties want one of their members to be part of the censor board and that's wrong," Kamal added.

Aamir spoke about the need for a chain of theatres to screen international films in the country.

"I sometimes wish in India we had a chain of theatres which would throughout the year showcase films from different parts of the world. Even films from different parts of our country, films from different languages which we could all get to watch," he said.

The festival was also graced by international film personalities from other countries including Serbia, France, Iran, Ukraine, Poland, and Mexico.

This year, CIFF will have retrospectives of international filmmakers such as Goran Paskaljevic from Serbia (seven films), French filmmaker Claire Denis (five films) and Istvan Szabo from Hungary (three films).

The festival will also have a special section showcasing six films from contemporary Turkey apart from a country focus on Taiwan and Iran as well.

Japanese drama "Like Father, Like Son" opened the fest.

(IANS)

Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan Photo Gallery / Stills / Images / pictures
« Previous 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 Next »  
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan-Aamir Khan
Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan
Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan-Kamal Haasan
Aamir Khan
Shahrukh Khan, Sunny Leone, Sachiin Joshi at ‘Jackpot’ premiere
 
Kangana Ranaut, Sunny Leone, Celina Jaitly at India Resortwear Fashion Week
Topics : Aamir Khan, Kamal Haasan
 
Comments (0) Newest Oldest Best Rated
Be the first one to comment

Login to add your comment.
 




 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Aditi Govitrikar, Aanchal Kumar walk the ramp at Pune Fashion Week 2014

Sushmita Sen announces Jabong fashion week in Delhi

Watch ‘Dolly Ki Doli’ song: Sonam Kapoor rocks the dance floor in ‘Phatte Tak Nachna’

Watch 'Roy' song: Ranbir, Jacqueline, Arjun live it up in ‘Sooraj Dooba Hain’

Emraan Hashmi, Sussanne Khan, Sonu Sood at Building Bricks India event

Watch: Shankar’s 'I' trailer takes your breath away

Watch the hard-hitting ‘American Sniper’ trailer starring Bradley Cooper

Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit at a Sangeet ceremony
Wallpapers 

Sapna Pabbi Wallpapers

Alone Wallpapers

Aditi Rao Hydari Wallpapers

Varun Dhawan Wallpapers

Sulemani Keeda Wallpapers

Zed Plus Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Lisa Haydon

John Abraham

Lara Dutta
New Movies 

P.k.

Lingaa

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor