It will showcase the best films, filmmakers and honour legends like Amitabh Bachhan, Rajinikanth and others. French actor Isabelle Huppert will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
IFFI has a tradition of conferring its highest honour to the best performers- The Lifetime Achievement Award.
This time, the winner is one of the most famous and most popular French actresses of her generation, Isabelle Huppert. She is being honored for her outstanding journey and contribution to cinema.
Born in 1952 in Paris, Isabelle Huppert has starred in more than a hundred films since her debut in 1971. She won the César Award for Best Actress twice and has been nominated for it a whopping 16 times.
Isabella Huppert bagged the best actress award at Cannes twice for Violette and The Piano Teacher. She was nominated for Golden Globe and Oscar for her role in Elle. She is a prolific stage artist. Her latest movie, Frankie is a tale of a beloved French actress, diagnosed with cancer who takes her family to Portugal to bid her farewell.
Lifetime Achievement Award of IFFI is the most prestigious award of the festival. The award carries a cash prize of 10 lakh rupees. Huppert will also take a Master Class under The Actors Connect Project in Goa.