On Monday evening, the closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India, which was held in Goa, was a star-studded night, at which Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani also present. Smriti Irani and Bollywood superstar, Akshay Kumar presented the award to the 75-year-old megastar, Amitabh Bachchan. At the last day of International Film Festival of India in Goa, Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the award of Indian Film Personality of The Year by Akshay and Smriti Irani. Akshay Kumar first time worked with Big B in 2002’s Aankhen and has also co-starred with Amitabh Bachchan in films like Rishtaa, Waqt, and Family. Amitabh Bachchan will next be seen in the film, Thugs Of Hindostan, however the Akshay Kumar’s next upcoming is Padman.
Superstar Akshay Kumar touched the feet of Amitabh Bachchan for his blessing on the stage. On which Big B, tweeted while sharing the photos, “Embarrassed that Akshay does this … no Akshay this is not done.”
At the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Parvathy, a South Indian actress, won the ‘Silver Peacock for the Best Actress’ award for her performance in the ‘Take Off’ movie which is directed by Mahesh Narayan. The Parvathy’s Malayalam movie, ‘Take Off’ is based on the lives of Indian nurses in the city of Tikrit, Iraq. Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sidharth Malhotra, Huma Qureshi, Sonali Bendre, Bhumi Pednekar and Sushant Singh Rajput has also attended the closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India.