November 17, 2009 6:41:05 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
Acclaimed Indian filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has added more feathers to his already studded cap as under the section of "Tribute to Madhur Bhandarkar" retrospective of 5 films from Madhur himself will be showcased at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival in Egypt to be held from 10th Nov-20th Nov 2009. The films include CHANDNI BAR, PAGE3, CORPORATE, TRAFFIC SIGNAL and FASHION.
Mr. Bhandarkar has confirmed his presence for the International event. After Moscow International Film Festival Mr. Bhandarkar's retrospective is being held in Egypt. Hollywood Actresses Salma Hayek, Lucy, Liu and Hollywood Actors Samuel L.Jackson, Tom Berenger will also be attending the event. Legendary Actor Omar Sharif is the Honorary President of the Festival.
Commenting on this Honour and the proud that he has made to the nation, Madhur Says- "I am extremely honoured with such a prestigious honour. I am glad that I am getting a chance to represent my nation once again at a foreign film festival. Cairo International Film Festival is a very renowned film festival and I feel very lucky and blessed that I will be at a platform alongside Hollywood films."
Madhur Bhandarkar's latest film JAIL which released on 6th November 2009 all over is also collecting quite a rave reviews. The film stars Neil Nitin Mukesh and Mugdha Godse and is about an insight in to the life in prison.
This year the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival will take place under the presidency of the actor Dr Ezzat Abou Ouf and the honorary President the international super star Omar Sharif. They were appointed by the ministry of culture Farouk Hosny.