Dubai International Film Festival 2012 Kicks Off with Sparkling Star Power
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) started in
proper starry style on 9 December with celebs from across the world walking the
red carpet at Madinat Jumeirah. Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett and DIFF jury member
Freida Pinto joined the talented cast of the opening film Life of Pi - Suraj
Sharma, Adil Hussain and Shravanthi Sainath and several other celebs in Dubai.
Later, long-awaited film Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee, was showcased to the 1,800 strong
audience at the fest. Before the screening, veteran Egyptian actor Mahmoud
Abdul Aziz and prolific British director Michael Apted
were presented with their DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award.
There's lots more movie magic up ahead at DIFF. Watch this
space for updates!
goes on from 9 December to 16 December; Madinat Jumeirah; 363 FILM (3456), box
office is open online at www.dubaifilmfest.com.