Darbhanga IFF (Darbhanga International Film Festival) is the International film festival of Bihar state of India organized every year at Darbhanga city since 2013. Darbhanga city is the cultural capital of Bihar state, so it hosts the International film festival.
The city is distinguished by its art & cultural environment publicized countrywide. It is well known worldwide for Mithila/Madhubani Paintings, its heritages & historical monuments belonging to “DARBHANGA KINGDOM”.
Darbhanga is covered by the Indian State of West Bengal from south & the country Nepal from east. The ancient name of the city was Dar-E-Bangal. It is a Persian word which means "Gateway To Bengal". The name of the city modified as Darbanga by time and now finally modified as Darbhanga.
We celebrate Darbhanga IFF for a better development of Cinema, Film, Art & Culture in Bihar state of India. Films, filmmakers & artists from all states of India and all over the world participate in the festival every year. This festival is organized by DBG Film Club (Darbhanga Film Club). It is the first ever film club of Bihar state. The organization DBG Film Club was founded in 2013 by filmmaker, animation & vfx artist Meraj Siddiqui.
Founder & Festival Director