Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that 20 non-feature and 23 feature films, including Amazon Prime Video’s Telugu Film Gatham will be screened as part of the Indian Panaroma section at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Gatham becomes the only Telugu film to top the charts of IFFI films this year. Some of the previously screened Telugu films in IFFI includes: 2016 – Bahubali: The Beginning, 2017 – Bahubali: The Conclusion, 2018 – Mahanati and 2019 – F2. The nine-day film gala, is scheduled to take place in Goa from January 16 to January 24.
“Happy to announce the selection of 23 feature and 20 non-feature films in Indian Panorama of 51st IFFI. @MIB_India” Javadekar said on Twitter.
Watch Prakash Javedkar’s tweet here-
Telugu spine-chilling psychological thriller Gatham is written and directed by Kiran. The film is created by a group of U.S.-based students and IT professionals and is jointly produced by Offbeat Films & S Originals, in association with Mango Mass Media. Starring Bhargava Poludasu, Rakesh Galebhe & Poojitha Kuraparthi in lead roles Gatham centres on a person who forgets his past after waking up from a coma and his struggles to know about himself lead him to unravel several unexpected and horrifying adventures in his life. Fans can stream Gatham now available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.