Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan to receive Special Award at IFFI
Legendary screenwriter Salim Khan will be honored with IFFI Special Award for his lifetime contribution to cinema. Khan, one half of the famous writer duo Salim-Javed credited for penning popular films such as Sholay and Zanjeer among others, will receive the honor at the closing ceremony of the 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on November 28. Here's more.
Salim will be presented with cash prize of Rs. 10L
According to a PIB press release, the 83-year-old writer will be presented with a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakh, a certificate, and a shawl. Union Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made the announcement on Twitter today. "It's a privilege for #IFFI to honor #SalimKhan for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema at #IFFI2018," Rathore tweeted.