WEB DESK: Pakistani biopic Manto and Big B starrer Piku are all set to open eighth edition of Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) in India , INDIAN EXPRESS reported.
The upcoming festival will start January 2nd in the Indian city . Manto and Piku have been announced as the opening films for the festival.
Hanu added: “The films, to be screened in competitive and other sections, have been selected from the entries of 2176 films received from 100 countries”.
“There has been an increased representation of films from Asian countries this time. Films from Pakistan, Afghanistan, UAE and Iran besides European countries and India will also be screened. There are more than a dozen films on subjects concerning women which will be screened at the festival,” he added.
Source: INDIAN EXPRESS