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33rd International Film Festival of India

The 33rd International Film Festival of India was held from 1-10 October 2002 in New Delhi.[1][2][3] The competitive edition was restricted to "Asian Directors". Deepak Sandhu served as the director for the festival.[4] The Devdas retrospective received special mention.[5][6] From this edition, the "Film Bazaar" was instituted.[7]

33rd International Film Festival of India
Awarded forBest of World cinema
Presented byDirectorate of Film Festivals
Presented on10 October 2002
Best Feature Film"Letters to Elza"


  • Best Film: Golden Peacock Award: "Letters to Elza" by "Igor Maslennikov" (Russian film)
  • Silver Peacock Award for the Most Promising Asian Director: "Reza Mirkarimi" for "Under the Moonlight" - "zir e noor e maah" (Iranian film)
  • Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock: "Mitr, My Friend" by Revathi and "Asrar EL-Banat" by "Magdy Ahmed Aly" (Egyptian film)[8]

Devdas RestrospectiveEdit


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  3. ^ "The Hindu Business Line : It's actually not so panoramic".
  4. ^ "Tame fare at the festival".
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  6. ^ "Loved Devdas? See 7 versions at 33rd IFFI". 27 September 2002 – via The Economic Times.
  7. ^ "Tame fare at the festival".
  8. ^ "Tame fare at the festival".