Rajinikanth will be honored at IFFI, French actress Isabelle Huppert will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award
The 50th International Film Festival of India ( IFFI ) will honor the superstar Rajinikanth With a special prize of the Icon of the Golden Jubilee, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, announced on Saturday. The festival will take place in Goa from November 20 to 28 with about 250 films from various countries that will be screened at the great movie show.
The minister also announced held French actor Isabelle Huppert as the recipient of the Trajectory Award .
In its golden jubilee year, the festival will screen 50 films by 50 female filmmakers to recognize the contribution of women in the cinema, Javadekar said.
Russia will be the partner country in this year's festival.
The seven or eight selected films of the Dadasaheb Phalke Prize winner, Amitabh Bachchan, will also be shown at the film gala.