6th International Film Festival of India
The 6th International Film Festival of India was held from 3–16 January 1977 in New Delhi. The festival highlighted Indian films which have won awards at foreign film festivals. The festival instituted Silver Peacock Awards for Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Short film, along with Bronze Peacock for Best Short film for the first time. From the sixth edition the period as well as the dates for the festival were fixed as 3–17 January every alternate year. A film market was also set up for the first time by the "Indian Motion Picture Export Corporation" now National Film Development Corporation of India. The "Indian Panorama section" was instituted from this edition.
|6th International Film Festival of India|
|Awarded for||Best of World cinema|
|Presented by||Directorate of Film Festivals|
|Presented on||16 January 1977|
|Best Feature Film||"Brother and Sister"|