.Goa, India
Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar unveils the booklet of IFFI2020 during the inauguration of the India Virtual Pavalion at Cannes Film Market 2020, in New Delhi, Monday, June 22, 2020. (PIB/PTI Photo)

  • Biswajit Chatterjee is known for featuring in films like 'Bees Saal Baad' and 'Night In London' 
  • The honour aims to celebrate film personalities for their exemplary contribution to cinema
  • Some of Chatterjee's Bengali films include 'Chowringhee' 'Garh Nasimpur' and 'Amar Geeti'

.Goa, India
'Saand Ki Aankh' will be the opening movie for the Panorama section at the festival. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AshGowariker)

  • IFFI will showcase movies of 19 Indian and nine international artists who passed away last year
  • IFFI will take place from January 16 to January 24 in Goa
  • A total of 224 films will be screened under different sections at the 51st festival

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A legend of the Bengal Film Industry, says Amitabh Bachchan (Photo credit: srbachchan.tumblr.com)

  • The 85-year-old Chatterjee died on Sunday
  • He was getting treatment for novel coronavirus for more than a month
  • Remembering the ‘departed soul’, Big B says that he met him last at IFFI