The third edition of Orange City International Film Festival (OCIFF) will kick-start in Nagpur from February 7 and is scheduled to conclude on February 10. OCIFF is being organised by Orange City Cultural Foundation in association with the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU). OCIFF is a four-day film festival, wherein 31 feature films (Indian and Foreign Genre) and 25 short films will be featured.
Noted film personalities are expected to grace the festival over a period of four days. These personalities include: Filmmaker Dr Jabbar Patel, film guru Samar Nakhate, National Award winning lyricist Swanand Kirkire, child actor Shriniwas Pokhale, Sandeep Modi (Director of Chumbak), Shivaji Lotan Patil (Director of ?Bhonga?), Srivinay Sulian (Director of Rakkhosh), veteran filmmakers Raj Dutt and Jahnu Barua. Dutt and Barua will be honoured with Orange City Cultural Foundation Awards during the festival.
OCIFF will be inaugurated by Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on February 7 at Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Auditorium situated at Persistent Systems in Nagpur. Apart from the auditorium at Persistent, films will also be screened at two screen of INOX Jaswant Mall. Most of the films, which will be screened at the festival have not been released in theatres and have been shown just at festivals.
Those who wish to visit the Orange City International Film Festival can do so by buying the passes for all 31 feature films and short films at Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh.
September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next
Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh
Former MLA and Member of Parliamentary Board, MPCC Dr Ashish Deshmukh speaking about the nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President on Friday, said, “Dr Shashi Tharoor is a popular Congress MP who has done remarkable work for the nation at the international level. It’s very welcoming thing that the election of Congress President is being done in a democratic manner. This is an important step for decentralisation in the party and the future of Congress is bright. Soniaji and Rahulji Gandhi contributed a lot to strengthen the party.”
Congress leader Deshmukh added, “This is an important step taken by the Congress elites for the elections in a democratic manner so that the party can take a higher flight. Dr Shashi Tharoor has cordial relations with everyone in the party; he has the ability to give a new direction to the party. I believe that he will be able to handle the responsibility of bringing the Congress to power in the country by taking the party forward with new strength. If he seriously deals with issues like unemployment, industry, agriculture, inflation then Congress will have fruitful days. By doing transparent politics, he will definitely convey the thought of Congress to the people at the grassroots level. If you want a rejuvenated, bigger and dynamic Congress party, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the right candidate. He has the open support of Congress delegates in 12 states and is getting the support of Congress leaders and activists from all over India. He will be elected for sure.”
Deshmukh informed that Tharoor would be visiting Nagpur on October 1 and 2 to hear out all thoughts of Congress delegates.
Nagpur citizens to revel The Raaas Garba next year!
Since The Raaas enchanted and enthralled Nagpur with its quality garba in its first year in 2018, the demand for encore has been reverberating the city. To cater to the huge public demand, the organisers of the king of garbas have decided to continue The Raaas next year on. Like its first year, The Raaas Garba will be presented to Nagpur in association with Nation Next in 2023. Mahesh Kukreja, the key organiser said, “Because of some reasons, we, earlier, thought of giving the event a break.”
He added, “Then COVID-19 struck the world. Now we plan to continue it from next year onwards. While I express my gratitude to Nagpurians to make the event a huge hit, I request the city’s garba revellers to not get fooled as a few garbas are falsely claiming to be The Raaas. We’ll be back next year for sure!”