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Salim Khan dedicates award to Indore, film fraternity

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Bollywood's popular Khan, who has been feted at with the IFFI Special Award, has dedicated the award to Indore, his birthplace, and the Film Industry which has given him everything.

was honoured with the award at the closing ceremony of the 49th International Film Festival of (IFFI) for his Lifetime Contribution to Cinema.

The veteran to on Wednesday and wrote: "Thank you IFFI and Information and Broadcasting ministry, Government of for honouring me with the Indian Personality for Life time contribution to IFFI 2018."

He added: "I dedicate this award to Indore, my birthplace and to and the Film Industry which has given me everything."

Salim, the father of superstar then thanked veteran lyricyst

"I would also like to thank Mr without whose contribution this would not have been possible," he said.

Salim-Javed were a screenwriting duo in the Indian film industry, composed of Khan and They worked together on 24 films during 1971-1987, of which twenty were commercially and critically successful films. They worked together on 22 films, as well as two Kannada films.

Their films include "Sholay","Seeta Aur Geeta", "Zanjeer", "Deewaar", "Kranti" and the "Don" franchise.



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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 10:48 IST