clear clear
clear clear clear clear clear

Anurag Kashyap to be honoured with Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres at Cannes

May 20, 2013 11:25:52 AM IST
updated June 1, 2013 10:11:53 AM IST
By Rajesh Kumar Singh, Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

The well-known new age Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be honoured by the French Government with its Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in recognition of his significant contributions to the arts, literature, or the propagation of these fields. The award will be presented to him during the ongoing 66th Cannes Film Festival. This was announced by the French Minister of Culture Aurelie Filippetti during a formal dinner jointly hosted by the Cannes Film Festival, and the Ministry of Tourism in India on 19th May 2013 in honour of the 100th anniversary of Indian cinema. Among those present were Dr. K. Chiranjeevi (Minister for Tourism, India), Gilles Jacob, Thierry Fremaux, Aishwarya Rai , Vidya Balan, Anurag Kashyap, Irrfan Khan, and the top ranking officials of the I&B Ministry.

view more ANURAG KASHYAP videos
view ANURAG KASHYAP events collections

Anurag Kashyap has the unique distinction of having been associated with four films in the Cannes Film Festival this year in one capacity or another. These include UGLY and THE CONGRESS (Both in Directors' Fortnight), LUNCH BOX (Critics' Week), MONSOON SHOOTOUT (Cannes Midnight Screening), and BOMBAY TALKIES (Special Screening).

(Rajesh Kumar Singh is Editorial Consultant for Festivals and Markets for He is a filmmaker, critic and market analyst)


More related news

- Anurag Kashyap's UGLY to open 5th Jagran Film Festival - News
- Anurag Kashyap pays Rs.11 to Karan Johar for BOMBAY VELVET debut - News
- Anurag Kashyap's UGLY to have an Asian premiere - News
- Anurag Kashyap: Kalki & I have parted ways but we aren't enemies - News
- Anurag Kashyap gives ad-vantage to Deepika Padukone & Farhan Akhtar - News
- 'Koffee' confession: Anurag Kashyap hints at no closure with separated Kalki Koechlin - News
- Karan Johar proposes to Anurag Kashyap; invites Anushka Sharma with Virat Kohli! - News
- Kalki Koechlin: Huma Qureshi has nothing to do with Anurag Kashyap and my problems - News
- Huma Qureshi and Anurag Kashyap get cozy at a movie date! - News
- Anurag Kashyap debuts on 'Koffee with Karan' with Anushka Sharma - News
- Anurag Kashyap on UGLY case: I will fight till the end - News
- Anurag Kashyap and Censor Board's UGLY standoff! - News
- Anurag Kashyap disconnects with media - News
- Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap heart-broken as THE LUNCHBOX out of Oscars - News
- Anurag Kashyap: Short films are the future - News


 News Archives


Movie Reviews
  Hot Gallery
Bold in blue
Bold in blue
Bollywood actresses flash their innerwears
Bollywood actresses flash their innerwears
Celebs snapped in Black N White!
Celebs snapped in Black N White!
Successful Star Marriages
Successful Star Marriages


Ranveer Singh Elli Avram Tiger Shroff Sonam Kapoor Imran Khan Asin Kavita Verma Shruti Haasan Marisa Verma Evelyn Sharma Tina Desai Manish Paul Manasi Scott Vaani Kapoor Kalki Koechlin Complete List

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.