This honor places her in the league of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Actor Richa Chadha will be awarded the title of ‘Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ from the French government for her significant contributions to the field of arts.
Jean-Marc Sere-Charlet, the Consul General of France in Mumbai, will present the award to Chadha today at a gala event during Jio MAMI Mumbai International Film Festival, which began on Friday.
“It is an opportune moment, especially during the MAMI film festival which will also showcase ‘Rendez-vous with French Cinema’ with a line-up of 12 French films as well as the presence of ten film professionals from France,” stated Séré-Charlet.
Richa said she is overwhelmed with the award and added that it motivates her to strive for excellence and make a positive impact on the world through her work.
The actor’s 2015 critically-acclaimed film, “Masaan” was an Indo-French co-production that was screened in the “Un Certain Regard” section at the Cannes Film Festival the same year and won two awards.