IFFI 2019: Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan share the stage at the opening ceremony in Goa; See PHOTOS

The 50th International Film Festival of India kickstarted today in Goa with a bang. Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan graced the event at Shyama Prasad Stadium. Check out the photos.
IFFI 2019: Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan share the stage at the opening ceremony in Goa; See PHOTOSIFFI 2019: Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan share the stage at the opening ceremony in Goa; See PHOTOS
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One of the biggest celebrations of films, the International Film Festival of India opened up with much pomp and show in Goa. The event would be graced by 7000 delegates from all across the globe and the who’s who of showbiz would be present for the same. The eight-day event began today and is being held at the Shyama Prasad Stadium in Goa. Amidst much media attention, IFFI 2019 began today and Superstar Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan graced the film festival. 

At the event, Superstar Rajinikanth would be honoured with an award for ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ and French Actress Isabelle Huppert would be given the Lifetime Achievement Award. A while back, I & B Minister, Prakash Javadekar had announced the same. In the photos, we can see Amitabh Bachchan looking quite dapper in a black bandhgala as he arrives for the event. Superstar Rajinikanth can be seen sporting a black suit for the film festival. Both the superstars can be seen arriving in style for the event. 

(Also Read: IFFI 2019: Rajinikanth honoured with Icon of Golden Jubilee Award; Dedicates it to his fans)

When the Icon of the Golden Jubilee was announced, Superstar Rajinikanth had expressed his gratitude to everyone. He had tweeted, “I thank the government of India for this prestigious honour bestowed upon me on the golden jubilee of the International film festival of India.” In the photos, Big B and Rajinikanth can be seen standing on the stage with Prasoon Joshi, I&B Minister, Prakash Javadekar and others. 

Check out the photos:

This year, Amitabh Bachchan’s films, who was also awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, will be screened at the International Film Festival Of India, Goa. Karan Johar also left this morning to grace the film festival. On the opening day, Shankar Mahadevan and Louis Banks performed on the stage. The I&B secretary, Amit Khare had announced that over 90 Films will be screened at the IFFI 2019, Goa. 

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Our Goa CM so well dressed for the ocassion.
Makes us Goan's feel proud to host IFFI 2019.

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