Udaipur International Film Festival 2012

Udaipur International Film Festival (UIFF) – 2012


Udaipur International Film Festival

As discussed today in a press conference held at FnB Masters Cafe Rocks – Udaipur International Film Festival 2012 will commence on this 15th September at 10:00 AM in Darpan Auditorium, Shilpgram. The special guest of honour on the opening will be film maker Govind Nihalani, film director Subhash Kapoor and film writer Jalish Sherwani.

The film festival will be organized on 15th and 16th September, 2012 with the support of Western Zone Cultural Center.

The UIFF will feature Films, Documentaries, Animation and Short Films.

The opening of the festival will be done by the short film named ‘Open Doors’ and ended with the beautiful Bangladeshi film ‘Meherjaan’.

2 venues, 21 countries, 2 days and 47 films

Film Screening will take place on 15th and 16th of September in Darpan Auditorium – Shilpgram from 10:00 AM onwards till 9:00 PM.  The screening of the films will also take place in The Celebration Mall – Lower Ground Atrium from 2:00 PM noon till 8:00 PM.

It is a great opportunity for Udaipurites to see 47 outstanding films from India and other countries of the world including The United States, France, England, South Africa, Germany, India, Iran, Peru, Canada, Australia, Spain, Iraq, Norway, Georgia and Bangladesh etc.

The commencement of the festival will be done by paying tribute to 3 legendary film personalities, who left us forever in the year 2012.  They are Kaka – Rajesh Khanna, Dara Singh and A K Hangal.

Seminar and Workshop

The festival will be organized in The Celebration Mall. Here on the 16th of September a seminar namely ‘The 100 years of Indian Cinema’ will be conducted. The seminar will be held from 2:00 PM till 3:00 PM in the evening.

There will be the organization of the cultural concerts along with the seminars and workshops for the youngsters on the important subjects like ‘Film Script Writing Workshop’ at Darpan Auditorium both days.


On the same venue and at Darpan Auditorium, there will be a beautiful poster exhibition, The exhibition will be spellbinding in itself as it will comprise of original posters of the landmark films like Mother India and Mughal-E-Azam etc.


The registration for participating in the film festival is FREE of cost which can be done at Darpan Auditorium or The Celebration Mall. Interested people can also Register @




Great news for all the supporters is that in next year there will be 3 grand festivals to be organized to bring the world community to Udaipur. These includes Udaipur International Film Festival 2013, Udaipur Literature Festival and ‘Asia-hi-Asia’, a remarkable festival on the Asian and world cultures. So Udaipur be prepared to enjoy these Feasts. 😉 is the Official Online Partner for this Event and will try to give you the best of the Coverage for this Udaipur International Film Festival 2012. 🙂


Get ready for ‘Udaipur International Film Festival’

Udaipur, The city of lakes is all set to experience the one of its kind International Film Festival. The Jaipur International Film Festival trust will organize the first Udaipur International Film Festival on 15th and 16th September, 2012.

To develop Rajasthan as a ‘model state’, The Udaipur International Film Festival is about to be launched after successfully completing 4 years of grand success in Jaipur. With the launching of this festival, the localites of Udaipur will not only get benefited with sheer entertainment and purposeful messages but also attain numerous means of employment.  It will revive the art and culture and will also open the new doors of opportunities for the tourism sector.

The city of Udaipur will find a golden opportunity to directly connect with the whole world and the film fraternity.

The festival will showcase 47 films from 21 countries around the globe.

It is worth notable that there will be a special workshop for the youngsters on ‘film script writing’.  A large number of renowned filmmakers from the industry will make a visit to Udaipur from Mumbai to conduct the workshop.

The inauguration ceremony of the festival will be commenced on the 15th of September at 10:00 AM at Darpan Auditorium. The festival will be held at the distinguished venues of the city, Darpan Auditorium – Shilp Gram and Celebration Mall.

There will be a flamboyant cultural concert during the Udaipur International Film Festival.

It is worth mentioning that the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) is successfully being organized since the last 4 years in Jaipur.  This year i.e. in 2012 the festival screened 178 films (finally selected) received from 70 countries of the world.

Those who are keen to participate in the observance can fulfill the free registration process at Besides, the registration can also be done at the venue.

After Udaipur International Film Festival, ‘Seven Sisters International Film Festival’ in the north-east states and ‘New Delhi International Film Festival’ will be held in Delhi.


 -Press Release –