Prabhas in Baahubali
Rajamouli’s Baahubali - The Beginning selected for screening in IFFI 2016’s Indian Panorama. Pictured: Prabhas in BaahubaliTwitter

SS Rajamouli's Baahubali: The Beginning has been selected for the screening in the Indian Panorama - Feature Films Category for IFFI 2016, which will be held in Goa between November 20-28.

The organisers of the 47th IIFI (International Film Festival of India) have recently announced the list of Indian Panorama - Feature Films Category. "The Jury of Feature Films, headed by well-known Director and Producer, Shri Rajendra Singh Babu, has selected 22 films out of 230 eligible entries. The 13 Members Jury took a month to finalize the selections," reads the statement released by the organisers.

The Jury has recommended director G Prabha's Sanskrit film Ishti as the Opening Feature Film of Indian Panorama 2016. As per Clause 8.6 of the Indian Panorama 2016 regulations, the Best Feature Film of 63rd National Film Awards 2015, titled Baahubali, directed by SS Rajamouli is included in the Indian Panorama 2016, reads the statement.

The production team of Baahubali ‏is all thrilled over the news and the producer took to its official Twitter Twitter handle to share the excitement with the followers. He wrote: "Baahubali - The Beginning has been selected for the screening in the Indian Panorama - Feature Films Category for IFFI Goa 2016."

The list of Feature Films of Indian Panorama section includes 3 films each from Malayalam and Kannada, 4 movies each from Marathi, Hindi and Bengali and 1 flick each from Manipuri, Assamese, Konkani, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, English and Khasi. Here is the complete list of Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 47th International Film Festival of India 2016.

No Film Language Director
1 Roopanthram Malayalam  MB Padmakumar 
2 Harikatha Prasanga Kannada Ananya Kasaravalli
3 Natsamrat - Asa Nat Hone Nahi  Marathi  Mahesh Manjrekar 
4 Loktak Lairembee Manipuri Haoban Paban Kumar 
5 Bastu Shaap  Bengali  Kaushik Ganguly
6 Veeram Macbeth  Malayalam Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair
7 Ekk Albela  Marathi Shekhar Sartandel 
8 Kaadu Pookkunna Neram  Malayalam Dr Biju 
9 U Turn Kannada Pawan Kumar 
10 Ishti Sanskrit G Prabha 
11 Shankhachil  Bengali  Gautam Ghose
12 Irudhi Sutru  Tamil Sudha Kongara 
13 Pinky Beauty Parlour  Hindi Akshay Singh
14 Mantra English Nicholas Kharkongor 
15 Ringan  Marathi Makaramd Mane
16 Onaatah  Khasi  Pradip Kurbah
17 Chitrokar   Bengali Saibal Mitra
18  Sahaj Paather Gappo Colours of Innocence Bengali Manas Mukul Pal
19 K Sera Sera Konkani  Rajeev Shinde
20 Allama   Kannada TS Nagabharna
21  Sairat   Marathi Nagraj Manjule
22 Dikchow Banat Palaax   Assamese Sanjib Sabhapandit
23 Baahubali: The Beginning Telugu  SS Rajamouli
24  Bajirao Mastani   Hindi Sanjay Leela Bhansali
25  Airlift Hindi  Raja Krishna Menon
26  Sultan Hindi   Ali Abbas Jaffar
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