Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit was honoured with Special Recognition for Contribution to Bharatiya Cinema award at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur applauded Dixit for her “unparalleled talent”.
He wrote on Twitter, now X, “An icon across the ages, @MadhuriDixit has graced our screens with unparalleled talent for four incredible decades. From the effervescent Nisha to the captivating Chandramukhi, the majestic Begum Para to the indomitable Rajjo, her versatility knows no bounds.
Today, we are filled with admiration as we present the ‘Special Recognition for Contribution to Bharatiya Cinema’ Award to the talented , charismatic actress who has redefined excellence in cinema, at the 54th International Film Festival of India. A celebration of an extraordinary journey, a tribute to an everlasting legacy!”