Naseeruddin Shah to receive DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award

Naseeruddin Shah to receive DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award

Submitted by Subeditor on Thu, 2015-12-10 13:46 Dubai; UAE: The 12th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival will honour legendary actor Naseeruddin Shah with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award here on December 11. Naseeruddin Shah, a legendary Indian film and stage actor has appeared in over 200 films in remarkable career spanning 40 years and is also known for his significant contribution to Indian parallel cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The government of India had honoured him with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. Nasseruddin Shah's latest film 'Waiting', a poignant drama also starring Kalki Koechlin and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Anu Menon will have its world premiere at the DIFF on December 11 Friday at Madinat Theatre.