At IFFI this year, short film pays tribute to late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar
Parrikar passed away in March this year due to a pancreatic cancer.
Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) chairman Subhash Phal Dessai said the short film depicting contribution of Parrikar would be screened at the inaugural ceremony of the IFFI on November 20.
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"Manohar Parrikar was instrumental in getting the IFFI in Goa in 2004. Also, it was during his tenure as defence minister in 2014 that Goa got the status of permanent festival venue," he said.
Parrikar died on March 17 this year due to a pancreatic ailment.