Sharmila Tagore given Lifetime Achievement award at JIFF

Jaipur: Veteran film actress Sharmila Tagore was today given Lifetime Achievement award at the International Film Festival here.

She thanked the jury members of the fifth edition of JIFF which started here today.

Tagore appreciated Rajasthan for its bonding with film industry. "Forts, palaces and sand dunes of Rajasthan are always been a grandeurs of the Indian cinema," Tagore said.

Tagore was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Festival, inaugurated by actress Hema Malini. Over 200 films will be screened during the 5day event.