The International Film Festival of India will be held in Goa in November this year. It will honor the best in Indian cinema with awards for Best Actor, Actress, Director, and more. Thakur said that the government is also planning to create a separate ministry for film promotion within the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to facilitate better coordination between various departments.
Talking to reporters here, Mr. Thakur said that both Ms. Malini and lyricist Prasoon Joshi will be honored with the “Indian Film Personality of the Year Award” at the 52nd IFFI to be held in Goa.
The Minister announced that two Lifetime Achievement Awards would be given to Mr. Martin Scorsese and film director (Hungarian) István Szabo. The festivities start on Saturday.
Hema Malini was honored for the Indian Film Personality Award for the year 2021 at the 52nd edition of IFFI (International Film Festival of India) currently being held in Goa. Lyricist Prasoon Joshi along with Hollywood legend Martin Scorsese & Hungarian director Istvan Szabo got the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hema Malini spoke after receiving the award. He said, “It is the fruit of my years of labor. Even as a Member of Parliament, I do my best for the people of Mathura.
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) began on Saturday. Several celebrities including Ranveer Singh and Salman Khan performed at the opening ceremony. Multiple entries have participated from 96 countries.
44 films from 18 languages from India will be screened during the festival. Major OTT platforms including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have also participated in the film festival.