Mumbai, September 22: After proving to be the biggest blockbuster for Amazon Prime Video, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani starrer biographical war film "Shershaah" is all set to be screened on the big screen during the 1st ever The Himalayan Film Festival (THFF) on 24th September.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur will inaugurate the first Himalayan Film Festival on 24th September 2021. The festival spanning five days is being held at Leh, Ladakh from 24th to 28th September 2021.
The inaugural of the festival will witness the presence of makers and cast of Shershah, including Director Shri Vishnuvardhan and the lead actor Shri Siddharth Malhotra. Shershah is also the opening feature film of the festival on September 24. Shershaah is a biographical war film based on the Kargil War hero, Param Vir Chakra awardee Capt. Vikram Batra.
During the 5-day festival, a package of contemporary National awards and Indian panorama selected films will be showcased at the event. The screenings will be at the Sindhu Sankriti Auditorium, Leh having digital projection facilities.
The festival ceremony will also have a competition section for the short and documentary film where the Awards are for Best Film to be given to Director and Producer, Best Cinematography, Best Editor & Best Story.
The Himalayan Film festival also envisions institutionalizing a Himalayan film fraternity which will have productive repercussions for filmmaking in the Himalayan parts of India. Popular films from the Himalayan region and other filmmaking states of India will be showcased during the 5-day festival.