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Manirathnam honored

Ace director Manirathnam was honored with the Jaegar-Le Coulture Glory to the film fare award at the Venice film festival on September 6th.The ace director walked the red carpet along with his wife Suhasini, who wrote the dialogues for his recent release ‘Raavanan’, and Hero Vikram. However Abhishek and Aiswarya Rai who were also expected to attend, could not make it to the event. Venice Film Festival director Marco Muller had announced this at the year’s Cannes Film Festival where Manirathnam’s “Raavan" ,Hindi was screened. H e had remarked, "Manirathnam is one of the greatest innovators in contemporary Indian Cinema. He helped in introduce the auteur concept to cotemporary Bollywood. We are very proud to honour the work of the great Indian director Manirathnam. "Manirathnam joins the illustrious club of noted personalities like Takeshi Kitano, Abbas Kiarostami and Sylvester Stallone, who were earlier recipients of the award. During this event Manirathnam’s magnum opus of both "Raavan" and "Raavanan" were screened in Sala Grande. Festival sources add that 600 delegates rose to their feet for a standing ovation to Manirathnam after the film rolled to a close.
 

Manirathnam honored
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