Filmmaker Mani Ratnam will be honored with the Jaeger-LeCoultre
'Glory to the Filmmaker' award at the 67th Venice International
Marco Mueller, the Venice International Film festival director
made an announcement regarding this on last Monday. He also said
that the director"s latest release Raavanan will be
screened at the festival.
Venice International Film Fest in association with
Jaeger-LeCoultre, has organized the Jaeger-LeCoultre- 'Glory to the
Filmmaker" Award 2010. Other filmmakers from different parts of the
world were earlier honored with this award. The names of those
filmmakers include Sylvester Stallone, Takeshi Kitano, Agnès Varda
and Abbas Kiarostami.
The Indian filmmaker will be attending the festival on 6th
September, 2010 along with wife Suhasini and his Raavanan
stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Bachchan and Vikram. Mani is
receiving this award because he is one of the very few directors
who has made a Pan-Indian movie. A Reverso Jaeger-LeCoultre watch
with a commemorative engraving will be presented to him.