Akshay Kumar flagged off the cinematic extravaganza that will take place for the next 10 days in Goa.
Apart from Akshay Kumar, 'Singham' girl Kajal Agarwal was also spotted at the opening ceremony of the festival.
Over 160 films from 70 countries will be screened at the ongoing film festival.
Khiladi Kumar inaugurated the festival by lighting of the lamp.
Irrfan Khan and Tabu's much-anticipated film 'Life of Pi' opened the film festival.
Irrfan Khan and Tabu came to promote their upcoming film 'Life of Pi' at the opening day of International Film Festival of India.