Children’s Film Festival, Karimnagar was inaugurated today at Thirumala theatre by MLC Shri. Naradasu Laxman Rap, Joint Collector shri. G V Shyam Prasad Lal, Mayor shri Ravinder Singh. Other dignitaries present were Shri Prabhakar Jainy, Producer cum Director, Shri. Uma Maheswara Rao, Producer cum Director, Shri Anand Varala, Film Critic.
The program started with an invocation to God followed by a Bathukamma – a folk dance by school children. After lighting of lamp, brief speech were given by dignitaries.
The film show started at 9:00 am. Ek tha Bhujang, an Hindi film with EST was screened. Opening scenes were welcomed by thundering applause by children. Fun filled enjoyment by excited children swept the auditorium.
Children’s films hit 7 screens simultaneously. Festival will rock at Karimnagar for 7 days i.e. from 1- 7 February 2019. More than 20,000 children will watch the films in 49 shows.
Open Forum is arranged at Karimnagar Film Society’s Film Bhavan for 3 days. Experts from film industry will interact with children at Open Forum.