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IFFK 2022’s Homage section to honour legendary artistes including KPAC Lalita, KS Sedhumadhavan

Web Desk‌Updated: Wednesday Mar 16, 2022

The International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will pay tribute to iconic actress KPAC Lalitha and legendary filmmaker K S Sethumadhavan, along with other artistes and technicians in the film fraternity who passed on recently.
This year, six films will be showcased in the Homage section to honour eight artistes, including Bengali filmmaker and poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta; legendary actor Dilip Kumar; the ‘Nightingale of India’ Lata Mangeshkar; the; actor-screenwriter Madampu Kunjukuttan; actor-director P Balachandran; and scenarist Dennis Joseph.

Shantham, directed by Jayaraj, will be screened in memory of KPAC Lalitha and Madampu Kunjukuttan. The Other Side (Maruppakkam), written and directed by K S Sethumadhavan; Ivan Megharoopan, written and directed by P Balachandran; and New Delhi, written by Dennis Joseph and directed by Joshy, are the other films that will be screened in the Homage category.
Mughal-E-Azam will be shown as a tribute to the Dilip Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. Neem Annapurna, directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta, too will be showcased in the Homage category.