» Madhur Bhandarkar To Be Honoured At Syracuse Film Festival
Madhur Bhandarkar To Be Honoured At Syracuse Film Festival
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Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will be honoured
at the 11th edition of the Syracuse International Film Festival to
be held in New York from October 5 to 12.
The 46-year-old National award-winning director will be
presented the special Sophia award.
"Delighted that the Syracuse Film Festival in New York has
chosen to honour me with their prestigious Sophia," Bhandarkar
posted on twitter.
Besides the felicitation, two of Bhandarkar's films - Priyanka
Chopra-starrer 'Fashion' and 'Heroine' starring
Kareena Kapoor- will be screened in the 'Film from India' section
at the festival.
"As part of the event 'Fashion' and 'Heroine'
will be screened on October 11 and 12. This will be my first visit
to Syracuse. Looking forward," he added.
The Syracuse International Film Festival was created in 2003 by
Owen J Shapiro and his wife, Christine Fawcett-Shapiro. Over the
past ten years, the fest has grown beyond an annual festival event
to become a year-round producer of screenings and media-related