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Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee appointed KIFF chairperson

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

has been appointed as the of this year's Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), which is scheduled to be held from November 10 to 17.

Confirming his appointment, today said he, along with other members of the committee, has special plans for the seven-day festival as completes its 100th year in 2018.

"It is a real honour for me to be chosen for the post of of a festival of KIFF's stature. We have certain plans for this year's film festival to mark the 100th year of Bengali cinema," he said.

West Bengal for Cultural Affairs has been delegated the post of co-of the committee and Sports and Aroop Biswas the

The committee also has actors Deepak Adhikari (Dev), Moon Moon Sen, Debasree Roy, Satabdi Roy, Ranjit Mallick, and directors Kaushik Ganguly, Arindam Sil as its members.

Veteran Sabitri was the chairperson of the festival committee last year. Directors Srijit Mukherjee, and were also a part of the 2017 committee.

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First Published: Tue, August 14 2018. 16:40 IST