News|August 19, 2011 3:29 pm

SAFF will pay tribute to Shammi Kapoor

South Asia Film Festival (Saff) will pay tribute to Late Shammi Kapoor in Goa, in order to honour him, SAFF will organize a tribute programme in Goa on 15th September 2011, in the memory of the late actor.

Rahul Barua, the Secretary General of the South Asia Foundation (SAF), which organizes the festival in Goa annually, said,

As a tribute to the legendary actor Shammi Kapoor, besides a special screening of his film Brahmachari, Shammi’s hit film Kashmir Ki Kali will also be screened at the festival, which will also have a special segment on films from Bhutan. He also added that SAF (which is in its sixth year of existence), promises a rich haul of more than 50 films from all the eight South Asian countries. Bhutan is the focus country of SAFF-2011. In addition to that, a delegation from the Bhutanese film industry and members of the Motion Pictures Association of Bhutan (MPAB) will represent its industry.

Besides all this, various film personalities like Subhash Ghai, Randhir Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt and Sharmila Tagore will be conducting workshops on various aspects of filmmaking like scriptwriting and direction.