Directorate of Film Festival, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Government of Goa are honoring actor Manoj Bajpayee for his contribution to new emerging cinema on 22nd November at the International Film Festival in Goa.
The versatile actor commented, “I am very happy & humbled by this decision. They selected me for my work that is yet more rewarding. To be honored and facilitated in the presence of international film fraternity is definitely great. For me, as an actor, film making a constant changing process. Indian cinema has come a long way and my contribution to it has brought me pleasure. As an artiste, I too, I have evolved along with it.”
Manoj Bajpayee, has already been awarded National Awards and many others for his contribution to Indian Cinema.
The International Film Festival was first held in 1952 and each year its objectives is to promote good Indian Cinema within the country and abroad. Provide International exposure to outstanding Indian films and also to screen films by outstanding International directors. The festival this year runs from 22nd November — 2nd December, 2010.