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Welcome to the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, the UK and Europe’s largest Indian film festival which returns for its 9th edition at cinemas across London from 21-29 June.

We are showcasing a new and exciting selection of cutting-edge independent films that are guaranteed to entertain and offer fascinating insights into a billion South Asian lives. The festival is title sponsored by the Bagri Foundation with major support from Grange Hotels, Sun Mark Ltd, and is funded by the BFI’s National Lottery Film Festivals Fund.

We hope you enjoy watching films and participating in the talks!


LIFF Getting Royal Recognition

As part of the February 2017 launch of UK India Year of Culture the Executive Director of the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival Cary Rajinder Sawhney was invited, alongside the heads of other leading South Asian cultural organisations, to meet Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

LIIF Director Cary Sawhney meets the Queen

Cary wore his families’s traditional Punjabi clothing as styled by Saran Kohli.

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Don't miss TONIGHT's live performance....

Join our title sponsors, the Bagri Foundation for: Back to the Blues w/ Aruna Sairam & Soumik Datta TONIGHT 7:30pm at St John’s Smith Square!

The special concert brings together on stage for the first time, two exceptional musicians, noted for transforming Indian classical music: legendary Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam with sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta as they explore connections between South Indian music, North Indian music and contemporary jazz.
Aruna and Soumik will be accompanied by a team of virtuoso improvisers: Pirashanna Thevarajah, Cormac Byrne and Al MacSween. For information, book your tickets here:

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Have a peek at what legendary Carnatic songstress Aruna Sairam and sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta will have in store for us on 15 March at St John’s Smith Square! Dare, you will be dazzled and surprised! Back to the Blues w/ Aruna Sairam & Soumik Datta!

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