Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini and famend lyricist Prasoon Joshi will likely be felicitated with the “Indian movie persona of the 12 months” award on the 52nd version of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The names have been introduced by Union Minister Anurag Thakur on his Twitter deal with on Thursday.
“I am delighted to announce the names of Ms @dreamgirlhema Actor, MP (Mathura,UP) & Mr @prasoonjoshi_, Lyricist & Chairperson,CBFC because the Indian Movie Persona of the Yr 2021. They shall be conferred this honour at 52nd International Film Festival of India in Goa. @IFFIGoa,” the submit learn. In response to Thakur, Hema Malini and Prasoon Joshi’s contribution “to the sector of Indian cinema unfold over a long time and their physique of labor has enthralled audiences throughout generations.”
“They’re Indian cinematic icons who’re admired & revered the world over,” he mentioned. Whereas chatting with ANI, Thakur additionally shared that Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award will likely be given to American filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Szabo.
“52nd Movie Competition of India will likely be organized by Goa from November 20 to November 28. The Indian persona of the Yr will likely be awarded to Prasoon Joshi and Hema Malini. Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award will likely be given to worldwide celebrities and will probably be given to Martin Scorsese and Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Szabo. Each of them are massive names. Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated and 75 inventive minds within the nation have been chosen who will likely be given masterclass and will likely be part of this pageant,” he mentioned. The award will likely be introduced in the course of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa later this month. (ANI)
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