River To River 2021

To celebrate the Festival’s 21st edition, plenty of films have been screened, including Satyajit Ray’s Charulata and Karan Johar‘s Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham. Among the virtual guests, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Bedi, Shristhi Bakshi and Tanmay Dhanania, directors Rajat Kapoor, Ajitesh Sharma, Sushrut Jain, Anuj Gulati, Suman Mukhopadhyay and Mohit Tekalkar, producers Farrah Choudhry and Vidhi Kasliwal and artist Sudarshan Shetty with Kochi-Muziris Biennale co-founder Shwetal Patel. The speakers of the morning talk have been the journalist Cristina Piotti and founder of I Was a Sari Stefano Funari. The pre-opening event has taken place in collaboration with ondazione Studio Marangoni at Murate Art District, unveiling Peter Bialobrzeski’s photo exhibition Rivers. Furthermore, among the side events, also the Indian cooking lessons at Cescot.

Photo credit: Sabrina Ingrassia