Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, who has lately been christened the Queen of Indian television, is also on a binge to set records. Marking her debut in the world of web series, Tripathi stars in Coldd Lassi Aur Chicken Masala, which has been holding the 1st position on the charts for a while now. She also became the first and only Indian actor jurying the Cardiff international Film Festival (CIFF) in 2019. Tripathi will also be a panellist in ‘Women In Films’ panel Chaired by Bethan Sayed. The other panellist include Hollywood actress Anna Lynne McCord And Oscar Nominated Film Maker Florence Aiyisi. Suhail Syed, International Director and facilitator for activities related to CIFF in India, confirmed Divyanka’s attendance.
Said an enthusiastic Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, “I'm delighted becoming a jury member for the Cardiff International Film Festival specially because I'll get the privilege to watch cinema first hand from all across world. I'm expecting it to be an enriching experience, for me watching varied content and performances is going to be exciting!”
Apart from Divyanka Tripathi making her presence felt at the festival, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be commemorated with the prestigious Golden Dragon Award in the presence of Bethan Sayed – Assembly Member and Chair of Culture and Media (Wales), Norman J, Florence Ayisi – Oscar-nominated Documentary Filmmaker, Warren – Legendary British Director, Keith Williams – Video Conceptual Artist, and Joe Ferrera – British Actor is the part of the Cardiff International Film Festival Jury for the year 2019.
Rahil Abbas, the founder of the festival, averred, “Wales as a nation extends a warm welcome to all the film makers attending Cardiff International Film Festival and invites film makers to explore Wales for the beauty and talent it offers.”
Cardiff International Film Festival will be held from October 24th, 2019 to October 27th, 2019 at the historic Pierhead Building in the heart of Cardiff Bay, Wales.