Who will be given the award of a special icon at golden jubilee of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), 2019?
Correct Answer : a ) RajinikanthExplanation :
Rajinikanth (Shivaji Rao Gaekwad) will be given the award of a special icon at the golden jubilee of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), 2019. French actress Isabelle Huppert will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for the foreign artiste.
50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa from November 20 to 28 and will screen 50 films by 50 female filmmakers will be screened to show the contribution of women in cinema and Indian film industry.
Rajinikanth has also been awarded the Padma Bhushan (2000), Padma Vibhushan (2016) and Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at 45th International Film Festival of India (2014). IFFI aims to provide a common platform to the cinemas all over the world to show the excellence of the art of film making and is the first International Film Festival held anywhere in Asia. It was started in 1952 and is presented by the Directorate of Film Festivals.
Hence, option (b) is correct.
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