The Glittering Film Festival City: The 20th Mumbai Film Festival

The Man Who Feels No PainThe Gateway of India looked surreal with the colored lights that circled it. It was an image equally stunning and equally impossible to capture in its visual glory. The night was breezy stretching around the grand image of the Gateway of India as it started filling with guests in their glittering best. It was a seaside October evening that played host to the opening ceremony of the twentieth edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (Mami) held on October 25th 2018. The ceremony on the stage, with the Gateway of India as its background, was hosted by Indian actor Kalki Koechlin and highlighted the Juries and the various segments of the film festival that is currently celebrating its twentieth year. This year the festival also celebrated the contribution of Shyam Benegal with a lifetime achievement award, a man who had been one of founders of the film

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