I & B minister Prakash Javdekar announced that the award for the Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI 2019 is being given to S.Rajinikanth.In recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, during the past several decades,
Prakash Javdekar, I & B minister took to his Twitter and wrote… “In recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, during the past several decades, I am happy to announce that the award for the ICON OF GOLDEN JUBILEE OF #IFFI2019 is being conferred on cine star S.Rajinikanth.
Prakash Javdekar also announced that the lifetime achievement award for a Foreign Artiste will be conferred on French actress Isabelle Huppert.
focus is also on Women directors and there are 50 women director’s films that will be screened at IFFI.Out of more than 200 films, 24 films are in race for Oscars this year out of which 4 of them are in race for international competition at Oscars.
IFFI Goa is all set to take place from 20th November to 28th November and this year being the 50th edition, the plans are to make it bigger and better with I & B Minister Prakash Javadekar and Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant