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Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik's movies to be screened at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Press Trust of India   | November 22, 2012 20:38 IST (Mumbai)
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Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan's hit movies will be screened at the Marrakech International Film Festival

The 12th Marrakech International Film Festival (MIFF) in Morocco will pay tribute to the 100 glorious years of Indian cinema this year and screen films such as Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.

The 12th Marrakech International Film Festival (MIFF) in Morocco will pay tribute to the 100 glorious years of Indian cinema this year and screen films such as Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.

A Bollywood delegation, led by Amitabh Bachchan, will be honoured on December 1 at a ceremony there after the event kicks off on November 30.

"It's a great tribute for the Indian film fraternity to be honoured at an international platform such as this. The fest also has a special emotional connect with me because my films such as Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham have a vast audience in Morocco," filmmaker Karan Johar, who would be present there, said in a statement here.

The who's who of the Indian film industry will be landing at Marrakech, Morocco's capital and the third largest city there this month end. Several Bollywood celebrities from Shah Rukh Khan and the Bachchans to Hrithik Roshan and Sridevi will be heading for the fest to be held from November 30-December 8. Shah Rukh's Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Don 2 and Veer Zaara (2004) and Hrithik's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Jodhaa Akbar, Agneepathand others are slated to be screened at the event.

Bollywood star couple Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan will attend the screening of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham along with director Karan Johar. The filmmaker will be joined by the cast of his recently released film Student of The Year -- Siddharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Rishi Kapoor.

Also, Sridevi, who made a successful comeback with English Vinglish, will be present along with her husband Boney Kapoor, director Gauri Shinde and her husband R Balki. Other celebrities expected at the festival include Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Ashutosh Gowariker, Anurag Basu, Arjun Rampal, Priyanka Chopra, Kalki Koechlin and Ileana D'Cruz.

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