Shahid Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit set to perform at IFFI 2023, Sunny Deol to make his debut at the festival – Times of India

The stage is set for the 54th Indian International Film Festival (IFFI) at the Shyamaprasad Mukherji stadium in Panjim. This edition of the festival is set to take place in Goa from November 20 to November 28.
The opening ceremony of the festival is set to be a grand affair with many star-studded performances. The famous Khalasi song followed by a medley of songs from other languages including Nach punjaban and Shivba Amcha Malhari.Nushrratt Bharuccha who has been rehearsing will be performing to two Shah Rukh Khan songs including Jhoome Re Pathaan Na Vastavaiya, Saami Saami and the Oscar winning Naatu Naatu. Her performance will be followed by an interactive section with the host.
Vijay Sethupathi will talk about his film Gandhi Talks followed by another performance by Shriya Saran.
Shriya who has been RRR filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s favourite actress will dance to Oo Antaava from Pushpa: The Rise and Show Me The Thumka from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. Madhuri Dixit too has been rehearsing and will perform all her classical numbers including Maar Daala, Dola Re Dola, and Aaja Nach Le.
It will be the first time Pankaj Tripathi will perform at IFFI. A source said, “He will recite a poem and introduce his film Kadak Singh directed by Viraf Sarkari. Shreya Ghoshal and Shantanu Moitra will be part of the section.”
The other highlight of this high voltage opening ceremony will be actor Shahid kapoor and playback singer Sukhwinder Singh.
While Shahid will perform a medley of all his hit numbers including ‘Dhan Te Nan’ from ‘Kaminey’ and ‘Nagada Nagada’ from ‘Jab We Met’.
Sukhwinder Singh will evoke patriotism through his songs starting with Ae Watan Ae Watan.
All in all the opening ceremony of the 54th IFFI will see all the bigwigs of the Indian film industry.
Actress Sara Ali Khan will be back to entertain us. Post the success of ‘Gadar 2‘, Sunny Deol makes his debut at IFFI.
The opening ceremony is set to take place on Monday, November 20 in Goa.

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