Saturday, April 20, 2013
| 6:56:43 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
1 Comments | 597 Views | Copyright: IANS
As part of a special tribute, late filmmaker Yash Raj Chopra will be conferred the title of "Father of Contemporary Indian Cinema" at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
Celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, the festival will honour him for for his strong ties with the region and constant support to the festival.
The award and honour will be received by Yash Chopra's wife Pamela.
"Yashji had a close connection with the IFFM. He was happy to support it as he believed in promoting Indian films in foreign countries," Pamela told in a statement.
"I am grateful to the festival and the Victorian government for this honour and happy to travel to Melbourne to collect the same and keep the support and connection alive," she added.
Even the Agora cinema in Melbourne is being renamed as the Yash Chopra Cinema. It will be inaugurated by Pamela May 6.
Mitu Bhowmick Lange, IFFM festival director, said: "We have been fortunate to enjoy the support and guidance of Yash Chopra."
This will be the second edition of IFFM, which will be held May 3-22 this year.
"Chak De India", a film on the quest of an Indian women's hockey team ...
Chak De India! was the film that made millions of Indians develop an ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index