Sharmila Tagore given Lifetime Achievement award at JIFF
Veteran film actress Sharmila Tagore, who has created an honourable space for herself through her extra ordinary acting talent, was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement award’ at the Jaipur International Film Festival. This is JIFF’s third Lifetime Achievement award.
Her best films would also be screened during the Festival. Previously Actress Asha Parekh and Actress Jaya Bachchan have been honored with JIFF’s Life time Achievement Awards.
Tagore was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Festival, inaugurated by actress Hema Malini.
She thanked the jury members of the fifth edition of JIFF which started here today. Tagore appreciated Rajasthan for its bonding with the film industry.
“Forts, palaces and sand dunes of Rajasthan have always been a grandeur of the Indian cinema,” Tagore said.
Over 200 films will be screened during the 5-day event. Several noted film personalities from India like Actor Prem Chopra, Director Gautam Ghose, Actress Dia Mirza, Documentary film maker Anand Patwardhan and several others from abroad will be in Jaipur to participate in the Festival.