The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival, GIFLIF, is Asia’s first film and literature festival. The inaugural edition was launched in Gurugram in December 2015. With over 1800 film entries from 108 countries and 16 sessions that focused on the numerous facets of film-making such as screen-writing, direction, lyrics and the journey of the artists, GIFLIF was much appreciated by the audience of 7,000.
06:45 pm – 07:15 pm
A beautiful bride sees the groom for the first time on her wedding day. Her dreams turn into a nightmare; the prince’s face is not so charming. Is beauty in the eyes of the beholder?
Jashn-E-Qalam is a Mumbai-based collective of professional actors, who celebrate the brilliance of Hindustani Literature with Solo Performances of Short Stories.
The multiple roles of the ‘Narrator’ and various ‘Characters’ are enacted by the ‘Storyteller’, making full use of ‘Voice’ & ‘Body’ without relying on ‘Sets’, Props’ or ‘Costumes’. Their expanding repertoire features 30 timeless tales by renowned writers such as Sa’adat Hasan Manto, Ismat Chughtai, Amrita Pritam, Munshi Premchand, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Patras Bokhari, Asad Mohammad Khan, Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi, Mohan Rakesh, Kamleshwar, Rajendra Yadav, Bhisham Sahni, Nirmal Verma, Harishankar Parsai & Vijaydan Detha.