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Amitabh to be honoured at Muscat film fest

By: By Raymond Ronamai
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Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is going to add another feather on his cap. Just on the heels of bagging the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in Paa, he will be honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award at the sixth edition of Muscat International Film Festival to be held from March 13-20.

"In a few days it will be Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman and the International Film Festival, where there shall be decoration for a Lifetime of Achievement," Bachchan wrote on his blog.

Big names from around the world like Mohanlal, Resul Pookutty, Antonino Sucameli, Franko Nero and Masdah Azahbah will be attending the festival. Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi will be the president of the jury of the international section of films in competition.

A total of 72 films from 20 countries will be screened at the festival organised by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture in cooperation with the Oman Film Society (OFS) and the International Film Fraternity of Oman (IFFO).

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