The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) comes to a close this evening at Panaji in Goa.
The closing ceremony is being held at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Bambolim.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and popular actor Katrina Kaif presented the lifetime achievement award to acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan.
Canada was the focus country this year. Sidharth Malhotra performed at the closing ceremony. Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the personality of the year award.
Golden Peacock award for this year’s best film at IFFI was given to 120 Beats per Minute and Best Director Award was given to Vivian Qu for Chinese film Angels Wear White.
Best Debut film Director award was given to Kiro Ruesso for Dark Skull.