Anil Kapoor’s award-winning films to feature at Jagran Film Festival

The travelling film festival will screen some of the actor’s best work in the Retrospective of Indian Cinema section

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jun 24, 2019 8:42 PM
Anil Kapoor JFF

The 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival (JFF) will include a showcase of actor, producer Anil Kapoor in the Retrospective of Indian Cinema section. Some of the actor’s best-known and award-winning films will be screened in it.

“JFF has grown impressively over the years. I am honoured that JFF has chosen to screen my films in the Retrospective of Indian Cinema section. I had attended the 5th edition of the festival and am looking forward to this year’s edition of the festival,” Kapoor said.

He has worked in over 100 films, including Bollywood and international projects, and television series. He started his acting career with small roles in movies like ‘Hamare Tumhare’ (1979) and ‘Ek Baar Kaho’ (1980). The Hindi film ‘Woh Saat Din’ (1983), got him appreciation and recognition in the film industry. Kapoor won his first Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Role in the film ‘Mashaal’ and second Filmfare Award for the Best Actor in the film ‘Beta’.

Kapoor’s first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle’s Academy Award-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

He has produced films like ‘My Wife’s Murder’ in 2005, ‘Gandhi, My Father’ in 2007, Shortkut: The Con Is On’ and ‘Aisha.’ ‘Gandhi, My Father’ bagged the National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention.

The Jagran Film Festival kick-starts in Delhi, July 18 and will travel through Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Meerut, Dehradun, Hissar, Ludhiana, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Gorakhpur, Raipur, Indore and Bhopal. The festival will culminate on September 29 in Mumbai.

For more details, visit: jff.co.in.

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