The first National Children’s Film festival was graced by Dia Mirza, Sania Mirza and Sakshi Tanwar.
Bollywood actress Dia Mirza and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza attended the first National Children’s Film Festival at New Delhi on November 14, 2014. The festival was inaugurated by finance minister Arun Jaitley and was organised by the Children’s Film Society of India.
The event was also attended by TV actress Sakshi Tanwar, Divya Dutta and Shyam Benegal. The three-day festival showcased children’s movies that were either made or shot in India.
This year the theme of the festival was ‘Swachhta’. Benegal said that more movies directed by children and young filmmakers must be promoted and made available to the audience.
The festival will screen many unreleased, but globally recognised films, like ‘Shortcut Safari’ which will be premiered for the first time, ‘The Goal’, ‘Mahek Mirza’, ‘Ek Ajooba’, ‘Kummati’, ‘Krish Trish’ and ‘Baltiboy-3’.