The sixth Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) will get under way here with conferring of Lifetime Achievement awards on veteran Bollywood actors Sharmila Tagore and Shammi Kapoor on January 10.
The inaugural movie of the week-long festival will be
Teeth of Love
from China, festival Director Dr Jabbar Patel said, adding it will feature around 170 films from 40 countries.
A new addition to the event this year will be the screening of seven comedy films from Europe at the National Film Archives of India (NFAI).
As many as 15 films in various Indian languages will be showcased in the 'Indian panorama' section in addition to six "Best of Mainstream Hindi Cinema" of 2007, he said.