The 4th edition of Delhi International Film Festival came to an end with a glittering awards ceremony at N.D.M.C Convention centre, Delhi. The festival which started with an amazing opening at Central Park with Kick starrer Jacqueline Fernandez saw the participation of delegates from more than 70 countries and showcased more than 200 films with an arts section as well. The week long festival was the centre of attraction in the city with many personalities paying their visit to the event.
Where the opening film for the festival was ‘Definition of Fear’, the closing film paid tribute to the legendary actor Raj Kapoor with the Russian film ‘Comrade Raj Kapoor’.
The guests for the closing ceremony was the National award winning Bengali actress ‘Rituperna Sengupta’ who presented the trophy and certificate to the awardees. ‘Bhavatharna: Crossing Sansara’ won the best film across borders. The lifetime achievement award was given to the ‘Manjhi’ director ‘Ketan Mehta’. The Dhemaji Tragedy won the best documentary India. The much talked bout film ‘The Lost Salesman of Delhi’ won the best social film. The best actor award was given to Major Ali Shah Ali for ‘Ruffian’ and Martine Malali Zikkia had an emotional moment on stage while winning the best actress awards across borders for the film ‘Utopia’ and said “By films we do culture not politics”.
Ram Kishore Parcha, the founder president of DIFF closed the evening by saying “in the coming years the DIFF will be bigger and bigger”
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