Waheeda Rehman to be honoured with cinema Centenary Award at IFFI

MUMBAI: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will be honoured with the first cinema Centenary Award at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on 20 November, the opening day of the festival. The award has been introduced this year and the actress will be the first one to receive it.


This news has been confirmed by Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari. He tweeted saying, “Congratulations to Waheeda Rehmanji for being conferred the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the year 2013.” Other than this, the actress has already bagged honours like the Padma Shri in 1972 and the Padma Bhushan in 2011.


The 44th edition of IFFI would be held at Panjim Goa from 20 November, 2013 with Susan Sarandon as the chief guest.

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