Big B, Rajni to attend IFFI opening ceremony

Wednesday 10th December 2014 07:02 EST

The 45th International Film Festival of India will be a star-studded affair with two of Indian cinema's biggest superstars -Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth -sharing the stage at the opening ceremony in Goa on November 20. Bachchan will attend the festival as chief guest while Rajinikanth will be conferred with the special centenary award for Indian film personality of the year, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, minister of state for information and broadcasting said. Apart from Bachchan and Rajinikanth, celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the 11-day festival with his latest project `The Grandmaster' being the closing film.

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