Siliguri, Aug 18 : Bollywood actor Mahima Chaudhry is to be present at the first Global Cinema Festival Siliguri 2019 organised by The Film Federation of India.Along with Tollywood diva Rituparna Sengupta, Mahima will also play a big role in promoting cinema in the North of Bengal. Between August 21 and 25, the festival will screen 36 feature films and 39 short films, under both national and International categories during the four days of intense film appreciation.
Other Tollywood actors Swastika Mukherjee and Gargi Roy Chowdhury will also attend the festival.
On August 22, FFI is to organise a gala fashion night- “Empower fashion for cinema” which would feature some of the top designers from this part of world along with top models from India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Rituparna Sengupta, Gargi Roy Chowdhury, Pranjal Bhatt, Utthara Unni, Arijit Dutta and Arindam Sil will be present for the show.
Renowned designers Bibi Russell, Abhishek Dutta, Suvagata, Shreya Agarwal will showcase their lines while supermodels Tamori, Iqbal, Madhabi and Saagar will set the ramp on fire.
The inaugural ceremony will be kick-started with a rocking performance by danseuse Indrani Dutta and master percussionist Bickram Ghosh, at The Four Vedas, Matigara, Siliguri.(UNI)