BOLLYWOOD: Actor Shraddha Kapoor on Tuesday was felicitated with Youth Icon of NextGen of Indian Cinema accolade at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Ace filmmaker Subhash Ghai honoured the actor, who joined the movie mela to inaugurate Bioscope Village – a part of ongoing IFFI in Goa.
“I have fond memories with Goa. I have shot two films here (Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain). Goa has been very warm and friendly to our film industry. I would like to thank each and everyone of you. I would also like to thank IFFI for inviting me here,” Shraddha said.
The Half Girlfriend star came to the event with her aunt and actor Padmini Kolhapure to open the village, where films will be screened for public through unique mobile theatre models till November 27. Aashiqui 2 was the first film to be screened at one of these theatres. Padmini also lauded the effort, and interacted with the attendees in Marathi.