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Dubai International Film Festival: Naseeruddin Shah To Be Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

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MUMBAI, INDIA - AUGUST 5: Bollywood actor and director Naseeruddin Shah poses for an exclusive profile shoot at Bandra, on August 5, 2014 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

The news was confirmed by the official Facebook page of the film festival in their post, "Honored to present the legendary actor Naseeruddin Shah with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

يشرّفنا تكريم الفنان القدير نصر الدين شاه، ومنحه جائزة تكريم إنجازات الفنانين تقديرًا لمسيرته الفنيّة الحافلة التي تمتد ...

Posted by Dubai International Film Festival on Sunday, November 29, 2015

Shah has appeared in over 200 films in a remarkable and diverse career spanning 40 years."

Naseeruddin is known for his roles in Masoom (1983), Sarfarosh (1999), Iqbal (2005), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Dedh Ishqiya (2014).

Also naseeruddin Shah's Waiting will be premiered at the film fest.

DIFF will take place in Dubai from 9 to 16 December.

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