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Three-day ‘Kashi Film Festival’ with cultural events and movie screening held in Varanasi

Three-day ‘Kashi Film Festival’ with cultural events and movie screening held in Varanasi

December 29, 2021

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting inaugurated a three-day ‘Kashi Film Festival’ in Varanasi under the Divya Kashi campaign. The festival was launched on Monday (27th December 2021) by UP Tourism Minister Neelkanth Tiwari and Apoorva Chandra (Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting) at Rudraksh Convention Center.

The schedule of the film festival was as follows:

Day 1 (27th December)

• Live shows by singer Kailash Kher, comedian Raju Srivastava and actor Manoj Joshi

• Movie screened: Toilet - Ek Prem Katha

Day 2 (28th December)

Cultural performance by actress Hema Malini

Panel discussion on:

• ‘Varanasi – Journey from a cultural, mythological and historical heritage to a modern city’

• ‘Music and Songs – Virasat of Banaras’

Movie screened: Bhojpuri film “Humke Disha Mil Gaya”

Day 3 (29th December)

• Panel discussion on ‘Uttar Pradesh as an important center for film production and the potential of regional cinema’

• Performance by singer Ravi Tripathi and actor Ravi Kishan

• Movie screened: Manikarnika

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