International Film Festival ‘Nilofer-E Aabi’, for short films started yesterday on 19th July 2018 at Ravindra Natya Mandir, which was organised by Culture House of the I.R. of Iran in Mumbai. Many stars from Bollywood and TV Industry attended this event, actors like Akbar Khan, Ali Asgar, Sajjad Delafroz, Ratan Rajput, Mehmood Ali (Film Distributer Pen N Camera International) and Iranian actress and director Azar Faramarzi where as the Director of Culture House of the I.R. of Iran in Mumbai Mr. Mahdi Zare Bieib, President of Federation of Film Societies of India Mr. Kiran Shantaram was also present at the occasion.
Short Films from 8 different countries will be shown in this festival, like from India, short film ‘Manto Ki Shaadi’ was shown, along with this selected feature films from India, Iran, Russia, Germany and Turkey will also be shown at this festival.
Festival started with National Anthem of Iran and India, followed by lighting of auspicious lamp, there after one by one his Excellency Mr. Mahdi Zare Bieib Director of the Culture House of the I.R. of Iran Mumbai, Kiran Shantaram, Akbar Khan, Ali Asgar, Sajjad Delafroz and Azar Faramarzi spoke few words about their views on this festival. Trailer of this festival was shown to audience in beginning of this festival.