Shyam Benegal to be awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFP 2017
New Delhi is the place for this time’s International Film Festival of Prayag.
To be held during 16th -19th February 2017, veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal will be felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution towards Indian Cinema.
Shyam Benegal has directed some rare piece of cinema like Ankur, Nishant, Manthan, Zubeida to name a few.
Acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee, Bhojpuri star Manoj Tiwari and actor Rahul Roy will grace the film festival.
Various categories like Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Fictions and Animation are open for participation. There’s also a special category called ‘Swachh Bharat Based Short Movie’.
The last date for submitting the entries is 30th December 2016. Entries will be accepted through Filmfreeway, Vimeo, Withoutabox or through courier.
Hasan Haider, Founder, IFFP concluded, “We are happy to announce our third edition of IIFP in Delhi. We are also happy to bring Allahabad to Delhi – the heart of India.
The festival is growing with every edition and we are excited to see a large number of movies being submitted from all over the world. Bollywood Icons and celebrities are extending their support to make this an important film festival event.”
(Shyam Benegal Pic Courtesy – The Indian Express)