IFFI 2017 - The Winners Take All

By: Amit Agarwal

The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) made headlines this year, not for the films screened but for the closing ceremony of the cinema carnival that saw the who's who of Bollywood for, arguably the first time! Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Sonali Bendre, Zaira Wasim, Huma Qureshi, and the list goes on! Will it get any better at IFFI 2018, let's see! Here is the list of the winners that made a mark

Indian Film Personality of the Year Award
Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan receives the award from Smriti Irani and Akshay Kumar
Best Film Award
120 Beats Per Minute by Robin Campillo

Best Female Actor Award
Parvathy Thiruvoth Kottuvatta for Take Off

Best Male Actor Award
Nahuel Pérez Biscayart for 120 Beats Per Minute

Best Director Award
Vivian Qu for Angels Wear White

Lifetime Achievement Award
Atom Egoyan

Best Debut Film of a Director Award
Kiro Russo for Dark Skull

ICFT Unesco Gandhi Medal
Kshitij A Horizon by Manoj Kadam

Special Jury Award 
Mahesh Narayanan for Take Off