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Photos: Arun Jaitley inaugurates the three-day National Children's Film Festival

 Photos: Arun Jaitley inaugurates the three-day National Childrens Film Festival

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (left) with Shyam Benegal (centre), Sakshi Tanwar (second from right) and Sania Mirza (right) at The National Children's Film Festival (NCFF), organised by the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI). Naresh Sharma/Firstpost


The festival opened with Jaitley lighting the lamp along with Sania Mirza. The three-day festival aims at showing children's films which are either made or shot in India. Naresh Sharma/Firstpost


Shyam Benegal with Sakshi Tanwar and Dia Mirza. The central theme of this year's NCFF has been declared as 'Swachhta' and keeping this in mind, there will also be a workshop on how to make the best stuff out of waste products. Naresh Sharma/Firstpost


Sakshi Tanwar and Dia Mirza interact with children during the film festival. The festival will showcase children's films like Amitabha Singh's "Shortcut Safari", Sridhar Rangayan "Yeh Hai Chakkad Bakkad Bumbe Bo" and Bernd Neuberger's "Summer with the Ghost". Naresh Sharma/Firstpost


"The great thing about childhood is that it is the part of life where there is no tension or worries. And the values we learn during this time become part of our personality for life. And I hope this festival leaves an imprint on our hearts and life," Jaitley said during the opening of the event. Naresh Sharma/Firstpost

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Updated Date: Nov 14, 2014 19:23:37 IST

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