Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and yesteryear actress Sharmila
Tagore are set to make special guest appearance on the 17th Kolkata
Film Festival (KFF). Bengali film actor Koel Mullick will be the
'thali girl' at the inaugural programme. It is going to be a big
starry and glitzy event in Tollywood.
According to reports, the 17th Kolkata Film Festival will begin
in Kolkata on November 10. And the festival will continue till
November 17. Reports suggest that 21 orphan children will perform a
musical programme at the inaugural function.
However, Kolkata Film Festival is the 2nd oldest International
film festival in India. The festival is organised by West Bengal
Film Centre under the West Bengal Government. Commemorating the
glorious heritage of the Film Society movement, the Government
created Nandan the West Bengal Film Centre in 1985.