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Last Updated 06.12.2019 | 8:30 AM IST
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Mani Ratnam wins Icon Award at London Indian Film Festival

Mani Ratnam, known for his films like Roja, Bombay and Dil Se has over the years won many an accolade for his work. And now he has received yet another feather in his hat. In fact we hear that the director has been awarded the Icon Award at the London Indian Film Festival for his outstanding contribution to cinema.


In a statement made on the closing night of the festival when he was awarded, Ratnam stated that he was honoured and humbled to receive this icon award. Further talking about Indian cinema and the festival itself he added that he felt Indian cinema is at the threshold of a new era, and the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival is a showcase of this next generation.


Apart from receiving the award, Ratnam was also part of a Screen Talk masterclass at the BFI Southbank, with Peter Webber director of Girl With a Pearl Earring.

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