Waheeda Rehman to be honoured with cinema Centenary Award
Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will be privileged with the first cinema Centenary Award at IFFI (International Film Festival of India) on Wednesday, i.e., November 20, opening day of the fest. The award has been introduced this year and the actress will be the first one to receive it.
This news has been confirmed by Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari. He tweeted, “Congratulations to Waheeda Rehmanji for being conferred the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the year 2013.” Other than this, the actress has already bagged honours like the Padma Shri in 1972 and the Padma Bhushan in 2011.