Indian star Tabu has been announced as one of the presenters for the Tribute Awards at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The ceremony can be broadcast on September 15 throughout the 45th version of the prestigious film gala. The 49-year-old actor joins world stars Colin Farell, Jodie Foster, Olivia Colma, Regina King, Delroy Lindo and filmmaker Ava DuVernay as presenters for the awards. The pageant organisers had earlier announced that veteran actor Anthony Hopkins, administrators Chloe Zhao and Mira Nair can be honoured at the TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony.
Nair and Tabu, who beforehand labored collectively on 2006 function “The Namesake”, lately collaborated for the filmmaker’s BBC collection “A Suitable Boy”.
The director can be honoured with the Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media throughout the ceremony, whereas Hopkins, an Oscar winner for “The Silence of the Lambs”, will obtain a TIFF Tribute Actor Award.
Zhao, the director of indie hit “The Rider” and upcoming “Nomadland”, can be recognised with the TIFF Ebert Director Award.
The pageant beforehand announced that one other Academy Award winner Kate Winslet will obtain a TIFF Tribute Actor Award.
The ceremony can even current Grammy Award–successful composer Terence Blanchard with TIFF Variety Artisan Award and “Beans” director Tracey Deer with TIFF Emerging Talent Award.
The awards honour the movie business’s excellent contributors and their achievements, recognising main members, appearing expertise, directorial experience, new expertise, and a below-the-line artiste and creator.
The pageant, which runs from September 10 to 19, will shut with Nair’s “A Suitable Boy”.
Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s “The Disciple”, set in the world of Hindustani classical music, follows a younger vocalist who struggles to reconcile the purity of his artwork with the calls for of a fast-changing world, can also be an element of the pageant.
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