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Mani Ratnam to be awarded at Venice Film Festival

August 27, 2010 07:05:30 PM IST
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Acclaimed director Mani Ratnam will be honoured with Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice Film Festival to be held in September. Announcing this at Cannes, just before the launch of Mani Ratnam's Film RAAVAN, Venice Film Festival director Marco Muller said, 'Mani Ratnam is one of the greatest innovators in contemporary Indian Cinema. He helped introduce the auteur concept to contemporary Bollywood. We are very proud to honour the work of the great Indian director Mani Ratnam.'

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In addition to Mr. Mani Ratnam, Mrs. Suhasini, Maniratnam and Mr. Vikram are attending the 67.Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica (67th Venice International Film Festival.)

The Award Ceremony will take place on September 6th and the screening of RAAVANAN (Tamil) & RAAVAN (Hindi) will take place.

RAAVANAN (Tamil) & RAAVAN (Hindi) will also take part in the Pusan International Film Festival in October 2010.