Festival dates: April 07–09, 2018

The Hermitage, Kumaun University

Nainital, Uttarakhand


KISFF–2018 Kautik International Student Film Festival

Namaste /Namaskaram Welcome To NAINITAL

Summer Home of the Europeans -
Serene Abode in the Hills

Famous for its lake, the Lord Hanuman temple, 'Hanumangarhi', the Pt. GB Pant High Altitude Zoo spread across 4.6 hectares, among other places. The Jim Corbett National Park too is nearby.

  • "By far the best site I have witnessed in the course of a 1,500 miles trek in the Himalayas".

    -P. Barron, Founder of the hill station town of Naini Tal, and constructor of its first European house, 'Pilgrim Lodge', way back in 1841.

  • Naintial Lake

    It used to be believed that one who bathes in it could attain divine powers. At one end of its banks stands the historical building of the Nainital Boat House Club.

  • Famous film folks associated with this place

    Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Danny Denzongpa, and Kabir Bedi did their education here.

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