South Asian Film Festival which will be held in Goa from September 15-18, 2011 will pay tribute to Indian actor Shammi Kapoor who passed away recently. Shammi Kapoor’s films like Brahmachari and Kashmir Ki Kali will be screened at the festival.
The festival will also pay tribute to Bangladeshi director Tareque Masud who died in a car accident last week by screening a large number of films from his country Bangladesh which include Meherjaan by Rubaiyat Hossain, Abujh Bou by Nargis Akhter, Doob Shatar by Nurul Alam Atiq and Goheen-e Shobdo by Khalid Mahmood Mithu.
Bird’s in the cage, Bardo, Act of Dishonour, Mohabbattan Sachiyaan, Kashmakash and Apur Sansar are some of the other films that will be screened at the festival. The festival expects to screen about 50 films from eight South Asian countries.
Bhutan is the country of Focus in the 2011 edition of the festival.
The festival will be inaugurated on September 15, Thursday at Kala Academy Goa. It will be held in association with the Government of Goa, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Entertainment Society of Goa and Kala Academy Goa.
Free entry passes for the festival can be collected from Entertainment Society of Goa and Kala Academy of Goa.