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Indore to host Global Film Festival from Oct 8

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh will host the first Global Film Festival to be organised in the city on the lines of Goa Film Festival from October 8-15.

bhopal Updated: Jul 16, 2009 17:04 IST

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore, will host the first 'Global Film Festival' to be organised in the city on the lines of Goa Film Festival from October 8-15.

During the festival, important national and international fame films will be exhibited and the best film, best actors and actresses will also be honoured for their good work, official sources said on Thursday.

A meeting in this regard was held in Bhopal in the presence of State's Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma, Secretary Culture Manoj Shrivastava and Film Federation of India's President Jitendra Jain.

Sharma said that the festival will be organised in the city at par with international film festivals.

The state has number of prominent religious, tourism and natural spots where filmmaking process can be encouraged, the minister said.

The meeting also decided to invite national and international fame film personalities for taking part in the festival.

The Culture Secretary has already held a discussion with cinema halls and hotel owners in Indore in this regard and discussed modalities for showcasing the event, the sources added.