Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be chief guest at IFFK closing ceremony
The eight day long extravaganza, the 26th International Film Festival of Kerala comes to a magnificent close. The eight day-night long festival was as enthralling as it was captivating with its huge audience participation and support. The closing ceremony will be inaugurated by the Minister for Finance, K N Balagopal. Saji Cherian, Minister for Cultural Affairs will preside over the function and distribute the awards.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddhiqui will be the Chief Guest and writer T. Padmanabhan will be the Guest of Honour at the function. Minister for Cooperation and Registration V N Vasavan will distribute the media awards.
Advocate V K Prasanth MLA, District Panchayat President Adv. D Sureshkumar, Jury Chairman Girish Kasaravalli, NETPAC Jury Chairperson Rashmi Doraiswamy, FIPRESCI Jury Chairman Ashok Rane and K.R Mohanan Award Jury Chairman Amrit Gangar, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Cultural Affairs Rani George IAS, KSCA Chairman Ranjith, Secretary C Ajoy, Vice-Chairman Premkumar and IFFK Artistic Director Bina Paul will also be present at the function. The award winning film will be screened after the inaugration. The closing ceremony will begin with a fusion music by Madhushree Narayanan and Rajalakshmi at 5.30 p.m.