The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has been postponed to January next year. The festival was scheduled to be held in Goa from 20th to 28th of November was postponed to 16th – 24th of January next year.
The decision was taken after the discussion between Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant due to the COVID pandemic spread.
Minister confirmed that the festival will beorganized by India’s National Film Development and conducted in a Hybrid format i.e. Virtual & Physical format. All COVID related protocols will be strictly enforced in the festival and more than 200 films will be the part of the prestigious festival.