Salim Khan to be presented with IFFI Special Award

Salim Khan to be presented with IFFI Special Award

Panaji, Master Scriptwriter Salim Khan will be presented with IFFI Special Award at closing ceremony of 49th International Film Festival of India. The award would be given to Mr Khan for his Lifetime Contribution to Cinema. This was announced on Monday by Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge) Col Rajyavardhan Rathore on Twitter.

'It's a privilege for #IFFI to honour #SalimKhan for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema at #IFFI2018. Join us in presenting the award to him at the closing ceremony of #IFFI2018,' the minister said in his tweet. The master scriptwriter would be honoured by the IFFI Special Award for his lifetime contribution to cinema at the closing ceremony of the 49thedition of the International Film Festival of India on November 28, 2018. Salim Khan was born on November 24, 1935, in Indore. As a master screenwriter, he is known for having penned the masterful screenplays of several super-hit films such as Deewar, Zanjeer, and many others, and in particular Sholay, one of the greatest hits of Indian cinema. He has registered a memorable contribution as an actor and producer as well.

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