The delegate registration for the 21st IFFK has been completed. Over 12,000 delegates have registered this year living up to the reputation of one of the most audience friendly festivals in India.. Out of those, 8000 people registered for general delegate passes on the first day itself. Delegate registration which had to be closed early due to overcrowding of delegate applications was reopened on 25th of November for a few hours on popular demand. But, was closed early, for the same reason. “This is proof of the wide reach and overall popularity of the film festival” said Kerala State Chalachitra Academy Chairman, and well known filmmaker Kamal. He also further stated that “I am happy with the fact that there is such an overwhelming response from the start itself, this places a great responsibility on us the organizers!” Amongst the total number of delegates, 3000 are students. Registrations for the media opened today.