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Big B to inaugurate the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival.

24th Kolkata International Film Festival is all set to be initiated by Amitabh Bachchan with all the other stars of the Indian film including Shah Rukh Khan here on November 10.

Australia would be a main focus of the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival, is all set to be inaugurated by Bollywood’s living legend Amitabh Bachchan in the presence of all the superstars including Shah Rukh Khan here on November 10, the organizers declared on Saturday.

A carousel of 171 feature films, 150 shorts and documentaries from 70 nations would be on show at 16 auditoria in the city and Howrah with 1967 Bengali exemplary ‘Antony Firingee’ being the debut motion picture of the eight-day celebration.

Other than Bachchan, venerable Iranian director Majid Majidi, and Australian director Simon Baker, Jill Bilcock and Philip Noyce would beauty the opening function, to be managed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Netaji Indoor Stadium.

Sanjay Dutt, Jaya Bachchan, Wahida Rehman, Nandita Das would likewise be available at the opening function, said state youth and sports priest and KIFF boss consultant Aroop Biswas. The best movie would be given an honor of Rs 51 lakh, and the best chief Rs 21 lakh, with both accepting a brilliant trophy dedicated Royal Bengal Tiger.

He said Antony Firingee, with Uttam Kumar and Tanuja in the number one spot, was picked as the debut film to stamp the 100 years of Bengali film. 26 movies from Australia would be on the show, with Philip Noyce being respected with a review.

Four well-known works of Iranian movie producer Majidi will likewise be screened. Bengali movie registry giving points of interest of the significant celluloid endeavors in the dialect would be distributed amid the celebration.