The Information and Broadcasting Ministry today constituted a 40-member ‘preview committee’ with filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri as its convenor to select movies for the international film festival at Goa.
An official statement in New Delhi today said other members of the new committee include Agnihotri’s wife and actress Pallavi Joshi, author and Padma Shri-awardee Narendra Kohli and actress Hrishitaa Bhatt.
Film editor Aarti Bajaj, film critic and screenwriter Khalid Mohamed, and film director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury are among the other members of the newly-constituted committee.
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa from November 20 to 28. Last week, the I and B Ministry had constituted the
steering committee and the technical committee for the IFFI.