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New Delhi [India], January 14 (ANI): The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which is Asia's oldest and India's biggest festival will be paying homage to nineteen personalities of cinema from India and nine personalities from across the world in its 51st edition which will be held in Goa from January 16 to 24.

Under this segment, homage will be paid to those stalwarts of cinema who departed from the world this year by celebrating their contributions to the film industry.

The section will feature the following movies as tributes:Chadwick Boseman for '42' by Brian HelgelandIvan Passer for 'Cutter's Way' by Ivan PasserGoran Paskaljevic for 'Dev Bhoomi' by Goran PaskaljevicAllen Daviau for 'The Extra-Terrestrial' by Steven SpielbergMax Von Sydow for 'Extremely LoudIncredibly Close' by Stephen DaldrySir Alan Parker for 'Midnight Express' by Alan ParkerKirk Douglas for 'Paths of Glory' by Stanley KubrickEnnio Morricone for 'The Hateful Eight' by Quentin TarantinoOlivia De Havilland for 'The Heiress' by William WylerAjit Das for 'Tara' by Bijaya JenaBasu Chatterjee for 'Chhoti Si Baat' by Basu ChatterjeeBhanu Athaiya for 'Gandhi' by Richard AttenboroughBijay Mohanty for 'Chillika Teerey' by Biplab Roy ChoudhuryIrrfan Khan for 'Paan Singh Tomar' by Tigmanshu DhuliaJagdeep for 'Brahmachari' by Bhappi SonieKumkum for 'Basant Bahar' by Raja NawatheManmohan Mahapatra for 'Bhija Matira Swarga' by Manmohan MahapatraNimmi for 'Basant Bahar' by Raja NawatheNishikant Kamat for 'Dombivali Fast' by Nishikant KamatRahat Indori for 'Mission Kashmir' by Vidhu Vinod ChopraRishi Kapoor for 'Bobby' by Raj KapoorSaroj Khan for 'Devdas' by Sanjay Leela BhansaliP Balasubrahmanyam for 'Sigaram' by AnanthuShreeram Lagoo for 'Ek Din Achanak' by Mrinal SenSoumitra Chatterjee for 'Charulata, Ghare Baire, Sonar Kella' by Satyajit RaySushant Singh Rajput for 'Kedarnath' by Abhishek KapoorWajid Khan for 'Dabangg' by Abhinav KashyapYogesh Gaur for 'Chhoti Si Baat' by Basu ChatterjeeIFFI's aim is to provide a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project cinematic excellence and art. Every year IFFI celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and showcases a bouquet of the best films from India and around the world.

Contributing to the understanding and appreciation of film cultures of different nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos and promoting friendship and cooperation among people of the world. The festival is conducted jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals (under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) and the state Government of Goa. (ANI)

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