While the opening ceremony brings in Shahrukh Khan, the closing ceremony will have south Indian movie star Suriya along with other celebrities. At the launching of the official poster, IFFI director Shankar Mohan said that with the theme 'Vasudeva Kutumbakam,' meaning the whole world is one family, the festival aims at making it the numero uno festival in the world.
The poster has been designed by Thota Tharani. At the festival, the Indian Panorama will open with the screening of Urumi and will host Indian movies like Ranjana Ami Ar Asbo Na, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and others, officials said. The festival would also include Retrospective Section, 3D and animation movies as well as screening movies from across the world. There would also be a special 'Master Class' session to explain nuances by cinema professionals to the session guests. The festival will showcase over 100 movies from 65 countries.