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Shyam Benegal to be awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFP

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Legendary filmmaker Shyam Benegal will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 3rd edition of of Prayag (IFFP) 2017 which will be held in

IFFP Founder Hasan Haider said: "We are happy to announce our third edition of IIFP in We are extremely happy to announce that Shyam Benegal will be given the lifetime achievement award this year."

"The festival is growing with every edition and we are excited to see a large number of movies being submitted from all over the world. Bollywood Icons and celebrities are extending their support to make this an important film festival event," he added.

Acclaimed actors Manoj Bajpayee, Manoj Tiwari -- also MP and BJP President -- and Rahul Roy will also grace the film festival.

There is also a special category called 'Swachh Bharat-based Short Movie'.

The four-day festival will start from February 16 in the capital.



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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 11:56 IST