Writer Salim Khan, who has given us some iconic films like Deewar, Zanjeer, Yaadon Ki Baarat amongst others, is now all set to receive another honour. The father of superstar Salman Khan will now receive Lifetime Achievement Award for his immense contribution to Indian cinema and the same has been announced on social media.
Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore took to Twitter to share the news saying, “It's a privilege for #IFFI to honour #SalimKhan for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema at #IFFI2018. Join us in presenting the award to him at the closing ceremony of #IFFI2018.” However, he didn’t share any picture with the writer.
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) November 26, 2018
Salim Khan, who has been one of the most prominent and celebrated writers in Bollywood, is yet to respond to the tweet. The veteran celebrity is quite active on social media.
On the other hand, this year’s IFFI is to be a celebrity affair with Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, lyricist and CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi, Varun Dhawan and father David Dhawan, Boney Kapoor and debutant daughter Janhvi Kapoor, Venkatesh and Rana Daggubati amongst others were a part of the film festival.