Nikita Mikhalkov to receive a prize at the Goa Festival

Nikita Mikhalkov will be awarded a prize, for his contributions to world cinema, at the 46th International Film Festival of India in Goa.

Nikita Mikhalkov will be awarded a prize, for his contributions to world cinema, at the 46th International Film Festival of India in Goa. This award will be presented to him on November 24, TASS learned on Tuesday from the organizers of the show.

“The Russian actor and film director Nikita Mikhalkov is being honored by this Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to world cinema,” said the organizers.

At the film festival, they will also be showing a retrospective of his films. As expected, the audience will be able to see, in particular, his masterpieces Sunstroke, The Barber of Siberia, and Burnt by the Sun. We are expecting the Nikita Mikhalkov will personally come to receive this award,” they said, and confidently noted that for the Indian audiences “it will be interesting to become acquainted this director’s films”.

In 2012, the Lifetime Achievement Award, for contributions to world cinema, went to the Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi, in 2013 – to the Czech director Jiri Menzel, and in 2014 – to the Chinese director Wong Kar-wai. The International Film Festival of India in Goa is the largest in the country, and this year will be held onNovember 20-30.

First published in Russian by TASS.

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