Boman Irani to Be Honoured for His Contributions to Indian Cinema at 17th Bollywood Festival in Norway
Boman Irani said, "It is an honour to be awarded for my work at the 17th Bollywood Festival Norway. I am thankful to everyone who has loved my work over the years.”
B-town stars are always being honoured for their contributions towards the Indian film industry. The latest to jump the bandwagon is Indian cinema veteran, Boman Irani. The actor’s career achievements will be commemorated at the 17th Bollywood Festival in Norway, for the influential role he has played in Bollywood. "It is an honour to be awarded for my work at the 17th Bollywood Festival Norway. I am thankful to everyone who has loved my work over the years and has contributed to my success. I am also looking forward to having an interaction with the audience," the 59-year-old actor said.
The actor, who is known for his performance in movies like the Munnabhai series and 3 Idiots among others, will partake in an interactive workshop with over 1,000 cinemagoers. The event is scheduled to take place on September 6 in Oslo. On the professional front, Boman has a bevy of films in the pipeline, including Tarun Mansukhani's Drive, Housefull 4 and Kabir Khan's 83, which is based on the life of cricketing legend Kapil Dev. While Ranveer Singh plays the former ace sportsman in the biopic, Deepika Padukone will serve as his romantic interest, Romi Dev.
In January this year, Boman launched his production house Irani Movietone in the presence of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris Jr and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The launch was held in Mumbai and was also attended by Boman's wife Zenobia. The logo of the company was unveiled by Amitabh, after which Boman and Zenobia honoured the Piku star by presenting him a shawl. Speaking about Boman during media interactions, Amitabh shared that he admires the actor and wished him all the best. "I wish to work with Irani again soon. And please don't upstage me in our future films,” he said, while singing praises for Amitabh.