Just a day left for the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival to begin and the ticket counters are seeing a mad rush in the German capital.

Scores of film fans are seen waiting in queues for hours to buy tickets for the 10-day-long event that will start from Feb.9 and will end with award distribution on Feb.19.

It is one of the top three film festivals in the world, as Cannes and Venice and showcases hundreds of impressive films from all over the world.

American actress Angelina Jolie and other international celebrities, including Robert Pattinson, Meryl Streep, Clive Owen, Javier Bardem, James Franco, Juliette Binoche, Melissa Leo and Isabella Rossellini, Paul Dano, Shahrukh Khan and several other are expected to premiere their films at the red carpet event.

Every year around 400 movies of all genre are screened during the star-studded gala event that boosts a large number of audience, journalists and celebrities from all parts of the world.

This year, with over 200,000 tickets already sold, it is expected to be one of the biggest film event of the term that will kick off the festival season in Europe.

The list of movies and tickets can be obtained online.

Check out the images of Berlinale preparations.