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Hema Malini, Prasoon Joshi to be conferred Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2021

18/11/2021 at 4:26 PM

New Delhi, Nov 18: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur has announced that the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2021 will be conferred on Hema Malini and Prasoon Joshi.

Announcing the awards Thakur said “I am delighted to announce the names of Hema Malini, Actor, Member of Parliament from Mathura, UP and Prasoon Joshi, Lyricist and Chairperson, CBFC as the Indian Film Personality of the Year 2021. Their contributions to the field of Indian cinema spread over decades and their body of work has enthralled audiences across generations. They are Indian cinematic icons who are admired and respected the world over.  They shall be conferred this honour at the 52nd International Film Festival of India in Goa.”

For the first time, OTT platforms will participate in the International Film Festival of India this year… Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to American filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Szabo, said Thakur

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