The first ever festival was held from 17th November to 19th November at Prasads Lab, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
A beautiful collection of films were displayed, with a popular section and a retrospective section featuring superstar, Mr Prasenjit Chatterjee; A look-back through the years' with four of his acclaimed films from four different genres of cinema.The following films were featured:
Our 1st endeavor was supported by eminent stars from the Bengali Film industry. Aayna 2017 proudly hosted the following distinguished guests.
Curator: Ms. Sumana Kanjilal
Jury: Ms. Chandana Khan, Ms. Kingshuk Nag, Ms. Jayesh Ranjan
Festival Coordinator: Ms. Shyamoli Bose
Festival Director: Mr. Joy Kumar Dutta
Organizing Committee: Mr. Ranjan Roy Choudhury, Mr. S.k. Ray, Mr. Sumit Sen, Ms. Mousumi Chowdhuri, Mr. Bappa Majumder
Officials: Mr. Tapan Das, Ms. Rina Sen, Mr. Subhra Chakraborty, Mr. Sandeep Chanda, Mr. Swapan Chakraborty, Mr. Sudip Dutta, Mr. Samir Dutta, Mr. Satyajit Banerjee, Mr. dilip Bhattacharjee, Mr. Suneet Sen, Mr. Subrata Dutta, Ms. Sharmistha Dutta, Mr. Raj Kumar Dutta, Mr. Bubay Ghosh, Mr. Biswajit Mukherjee
Advisers: Ms. Aparajita Bhattacharya, Mr. Asish Guha Roy, Mr. Santanu Mukherjee, Mr. Jahar Majumder, Ms. Atreyee Deb, Dr. Manabendra Ghosh, Mr. Indranil Chowdhuri, Dr. Sanjay Paul, Mr. Anirban Simlai, Mr. Debasis Chatterjee