Govind Nihalani, Shyam Benegal and Kunal Kapoor at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Mumbai Film Festival 2014 entered its seventh day with more celebrities.

After a week of MAMI’s Mumbai Film Festival 2014, Bollywood celebrities continued to throng the biggest film carnival in the country on October 20, 2014. The festival is rife with Indian, regional and foreign known and off-beat cinema, paired with master classes and music, held across three locations in Mumbai–Chandan Cinema, PVR Andheri and Cinemax Versova.

Govind Nihalani, Shyam Benegal and Kunal Kapoor at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Those who were sighted at the fest included Govind Nihalani, Shyam Benegal, Kunal Kapoor, Imtiaz Ali, Nasiruddin Shah, Nafisa Ali and Prem Chopra. Also present was Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who was at the festival to release the Ravi Kumar directed ‘Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain’, based on the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984 in India.

Imtiaz Ali at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Day 7 of the magical cinematic feast also included Arab cinema celebration, as Mohamed Khan’s 1987 exciting Egyptian drama ‘The Wife of an Important Man’ and 1989 black and white film ‘Dreams of Hind
and Camilia’, and Merzak Allouache’s 1994 film ‘Bab el Oued City’ were screened.

Imtiaz Ali, Govind Nihalani, Nasiruddin Shah, Shyam Benegal, Nafisa Ali and Kunal Kapoor presenting FC Director choice movie 'Junoon' at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Edward Berger’s German adolescent drama ‘Jack’ and Michel Hazanavicius’ French drama ‘The Search’ followed next. The festival also had a ‘restored classic’ segment where Italian crime drama ‘Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion’, directed by Elio Petrifilm, was screened.

Imtiaz Ali, Kunal Kapoor, Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Kal Penn at the launch of the trailer Bhopal  A prayer for Rain at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Nafisa Ali at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Nasiruddin Shah at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Prem Chopra at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Rajkumar Rao at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Ravi Walia, Producer, Kal Penn, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi at the launch of the trailer Bhopal  A prayer for Rain at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Shyam Benegal at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram at Day 7 of 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI)-1

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