Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) 2016 Inauguration Ceremony Photos

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Film critic Anirban Lahiri, who covers Hollywood and World Cinema for A Potpourri of Vestiges,​ is in Pune as our special reporter to cover the 2016 Pune International Film Festival. So keep checking this space for the latest from PIFF 2016.

For now, treat yourselves with the photos from the festival's inauguration ceremony:

The film catalogue of ‘PIFF 2016’ was released today during the inauguration function of 14th PIFF. The international jury and other dignitaries were present on this occasion. Seen in the picture (L-R) Malaya Goswami, Fabrizio Ferrari, Pablo Ceasar, Nenad Dukic, Govind Nehlani, Dr. Jabbar Patel, Nils Malmros, Daniel Raim and Reza Dormishian.

The ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for the outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema’ was awarded to noted film maker Shyam Benegal during 14th PIFF inauguration ceremony. The award consisting Puneri Pagadi and a Memento was presented at the hands of international jury. Seen in the picture (L-R) Govind Nehlani, Pablo Ceasar, Shyam Benegal, Nenad Dukic and Dr. Jabbar Patel.

This year’s S. D. Burman International Award for creative sound and music was awarded to noted music composer Uttam Singh. Seen in the picture (L-R) Daniel Raim, Reza Dormishian, Malaya Goswami, Utaam Singh, Fabrizio Ferrari and Dr. Jabbar Patel.

Noted music composer Uttam Singh while playing Violin for Punekars in the remembrance of S. D. Burman on the occasion of receiving this year’s S. D. Burman International Award at PIFF 2016 inauguration ceremony.

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