Rajinikanth to be honoured at 50th International Film Festival of India
Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar also announced that celebrated French actor Isabelle Huppert will recieve the Lifetime Achievement Award
The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will honour actor Rajinikanth with a special Icon of Golden Jubilee award, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced today.
The Minister also announced that celebrated French actor Isabelle Huppert will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
In its golden jubilee year, the festival will screen 50 films by 50 female filmmakers to acknowledge the contribution of women in cinema, Mr. Javadekar said. Russia will be the partner country at the festival this year.
Seven or eight selected films of Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Amitabh Bachchan’s will also be showcased at IFFI.
The festival will be held in Goa from November 20 to 28. Close to 250 films from various countries will be screened at the premier film festival.