The film will compete with 20 other prestigious restored films from all over the world for the coveted title, "Venice Classics Award" for the best restored film, at the 72nd Venice Film Festival that will be held from September 2 to 12
It was not just an army of famous Kapoors who cheered Shashi Kapoor, but also several of his former co-stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Waheeda Rehman, Hema Malini and Asha Parekh
Academy Award winning Hollywood star Susan Sarandon feels it is far more difficult to win an Oscar these days because the procedure is as elaborate as running for President.
Veteran Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman, who has been honoured with the prestigious Centenary award for the Film Personality of the Year at the ongoing India International Film Festival in Goa.
Shashi Kapoor's co-stars such as Waheeda Rehman, Zeenat Aman and Asha Parekh shared their fondest memories of him at the Dadasaheb Award ceremony at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre on Sunday. While Asha Parekh was 'proud of him,' Zeenat Aman revealed that Mr Kapoor was 'one of the nicest co-stars to have worked with.' Singer Asha Bhosle, also an ardent admirer, got nostalgic as she recalled making fish curry for the actor and sending it over to his house.
The curtains went up on the 44th edition of the Indian International Film Festival in Goa. The opening ceremony featured the Who's Who of Bollywood and world cinema. American actress Susan Sarandon was the chief guest. Actress Waheeda Rehman was felicitated with the Centenary award for the Film Personality of the Year.
Actress Waheeda Rehman will be the first recipient of the Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, an annual honour being introduced to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. Ms Rehman, star of classic films like Pyaasa and Guide, will receive the award at the IFFI festival in Goa on November 20. (Read more)