Shashi Kapoor's son Kunal said that the veteran star will not be able to attend the festival in Goa. "We are only too sorry that dad's health may not permit him to personally attend IFFI in Goa to share some of his work with you and another generation of film buffs"
"Many will agree that the best awards in the world are People's Choice Awards. So here the people of Rome and Italy have voted after filling five full house shows edge-to-edge. What we started in a little village of Goa has gone global beyond all our goals," said Mr Nalin in a statement
Rohit was speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing International Film Festival of India in Goa
The festival was first shifted to Goa during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime in 2004
Mr Parrikar revealed that Big B had responded positively to an informal request
It's lights, camera and action in sunny Goa where the 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India begins today.
South superstar Kamal Haasan will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival to be held here next month.
Actress Neetu Chandra rues that she has not been able to release her Bhojpuri movie Deswa as it is "high class" for her Bihar market and "low budget" for Hindi cinema.