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Mani Ratnam and Luca Guadagnino to be honored with Excellence in Cinema Award at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Mumbai, Oct 25. Renowned filmmakers Mani Ratnam and Luca Guadagnino will be honored with the Excellence in Cinema Award at the 2023 Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of film and cinema.

The award ceremony will take place on the festival’s opening day on Friday.

“It’s a privilege to award these formidable artists. They have redefined and expanded our ideas of what cinema can be. We look forward to having them at Jio MAMI,” said Anupama Chopra, festival director, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, in a statement.

Mani Ratnam and Guadagnino will attend the festival to receive the honor and will also conduct masterclasses during the event.

The festival will feature screenings of Ratnam’s “Ponniyin Selvan” and Guadagnino’s “I Am Love”.

Ratnam is a highly respected figure in Indian cinema, known for his notable films such as “Nayakan”, “Roja”, and “Guru”.

Guadagnino is an acclaimed filmmaker, recognized for his critically acclaimed works like “A Bigger Splash” and “Call Me By Your Name”.

Previous recipients of the Excellence in Cinema Award include Darren Aronofsky, Sharmila Tagore, Fernando Meirelles, and Chen Kaige.

The 2023 Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival will run until November 5th.

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