Ranveer Singh will be honored for his achievements at the forthcoming Red Sea International Film Festival. Along with him, Variety reports that actor Diane Kruger and actor-writer Abdullah Al-Sadhan will be honored. The event will take place in the Saudi city of Jeddah.
The Red Sea International Film Festival will honor Ranveer Singh.
The jury lineup for this year was previously revealed. It stars Swedish-American actor Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Egyptian actress Amina Khalil, and Paz Vega from Spain.
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The 2018 version will go off on November 30 on the Red Sea’s eastern side. It will begin on day one with Iraqi director Yasir Al-Yasiri’s fantasy film, HWJN, and will run until December 9.
Ranveer Singh, a Hindi film icon
In a statement on this year’s honors, Mohammed Al-Turki, CEO of the Red Sea Film Foundation, termed Ranveer Singh a “icon of Hindi cinema.” “This year we are honoring Ranveer Singh, an icon of Hindi cinema; Diane Kruger, who has given us a series of unforgettable characters from Helen of Troy to Tarantino’s Bridget von Hammersmark and influenced us with her powerhouse performance of the avenging Angel Katja in Fatih Akin’s ‘In the Fade’; and Abdullah Al-Sadhan, who has been a mainstay of Saudi entertainment through ‘Tash ma Tash’ for two. We are happy to be recognizing each of their diverse and profound contributions to film and to have them as part of our third edition.”
Upcoming projects for the actor
Ranveer Singh was last seen with Alia Bhatt in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. His next appearance will be in Rohit Shetty’s Singham Again. Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh’s wife, also stars in the film, along with Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, and Kareena Kapoor. The creators recently unveiled the first-look posters for the flick one by one.