Lucknow, April 5: World's biggest International Children's Film Festival (ICFF-2018) organized by the Film's Division of City Montessori School began today at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium amidst colourful educational-cultural programmes. Chief Guest, Mr Satish Mahana, Minister for Industrial Development, UP, inaugurated the ICFF-2018 by lighting the lamp of unity and peace. The occasion was further dignified by the august presence of several renowned personalities of India and abroad including Film actress Sonal Sehgal, Actor Mr Jitesh Singh Deo and child actors Darsheel Safari, Prabhjyot Singh and Anushka Sen, who especially arrived here at Lucknow to urge the children to see educative and motivational films. A large gathering of approximately 10,000 students and VIP guests were a part of the inauguration of the world's biggest children's film festival. It may be mentioned here that 9-day International Children's Film Festival (ICFF-2018) is being organized from 5 to 13 April at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium. The festival has the dual purpose of instilling human and divine values in children leading to their character development through educational films.