Union minister Anurag Thakur on Friday introduced that famend Hollywood star Michael Douglas will likely be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award on the Worldwide Movie Competition of India in Goa.
Thakur shared the information in a submit on microblogging web site X, saying that the actor may even attend the 54th version of the competition together with spouse Catherine Zeta Jones and son Dylan. The movie gala will likely be held from November 20 to twenty-eight.
“I’m delighted to announce that Michael Douglas, the distinguished Hollywood Actor and Producer, will be honoured with the prestigious Satyajit Ray Excellence in Film Lifetime Award at the 54th International Film Festival Goa,” Thakur wrote.
“His deep love for our country is well known, and we look forward to welcome him, Catherine Zeta Jones and their son, to the most prominent Film Festival in South Asia to showcase our rich cinematic culture and unique traditions at #IFFI54!! A heartfelt welcome to Bharat and @IFFIGoa,” he added.
In his profession of over 5 a long time, Douglas, 79, has starred in a number of critically-acclaimed and blockbuster motion pictures similar to “Wall Street”, “Fatal Attraction”, “The War of the Roses”, “Basic Instinct”, “Falling Down”, “The American President”, “Traffic” and “Behind the Candelabra”.
Douglas, son of Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas, had gained an Oscar for his 1975 manufacturing “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” after which bagged the very best actor trophy for “Wall Street”.
In keeping with a press launch, Douglas and Zeta Jones may even be taking part in a particular ‘In Conversation’ session hosted by the Nationwide Award-winning movie producer, Shailendra Singh.
The Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted within the IFFI in 1999, is offered to people whose distinctive contributions have considerably enriched and elevated the world of cinema. Previous recipients embody Bernardo Bertolucci, Carlos Saura, Martin Scorsese, Dilip Kumar, Krzysztof Zanussi and Wong Kar-wai.
In Could this 12 months, the Hollywood veteran had visited the India Pavilion on the Cannes Movie Competition the place he was felicitated and invited to the IFFI.