Founder Director of Indywood Film Carnival, Shri. Sohan Roy, proudly announced veteran film maker, Shri. Shyam Benegal, as Festival Director of the 3 rd Edition of All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF). The event will be conducted from December 1 to 4, 2017. Regarded as the ‘Father of Alternative Cinema’, Shri Shyam Benegal is a 7 time winner of National Film Award for Best feature Film in Hindi. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1976 and the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and bestowed with the highest award in Indian Cinema for lifetime Achievement, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2005. Also, reckoned as a well respected documentary filmmaker, Shri Benegal is a legendary and one of the most influential filmmakers in India.