Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from October 16 to November 27. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.
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About the festival:
- The festival brings celebrated and popular romances, dramas, and comedies from Russia like Ice , On the Edge , Tell Her , Doctor Liza , The Relatives , Another Woman! , Jetlag among others.
- The first-ever online Russian Film Festival in India is organized by ROSKINO with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Cinema Fund, the Moscow City Tourism Committee, Discover Moscow, Rossotrudnichestvo, and with the assistance of Kartina Entertainment.
- The festival was launched in 2020 and has already been successfully held in 14 countries, with more than 200 thousand viewers.