The Royal Consulate of Norway in association with INOX, the fastest growing cinema chain of India will host an event dedicated to Cinema in Mumbai. The actress Janhvi Kapoor who made her debut with Dhadak produced by Karan Johar will be awarded as the rising talent of the year by Royal Norwegian Consulate General.
This program is an initiative by the Government of Norway to promote Norwegian Cinema and help build entertainment ties with India. The screenings also coincide with the Nobel Peace Prize announcements with both the films promoting unity and peace.
The event will have Iram Haq from Norway, the director of “What Will People Say” and along with many industry veterans including Producer Boney Kapoor. The program will be taking place on 11th December 2018.
Janhvi on being awarded by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General, said, “I made my debut with Dhadak this year. Our film has been seen by audiences across the globe since it released worldwide and many of them including people staying in Norway have seen the film and sent their good wishes to me via social media. This recognition is a pleasant surprise. I am happy to receive this honour and humbled that they chose me for this honour.”
On awarding Janhvi, Ann Ollestad said, “Indian films are being watched around the world now and Norway too has fans of many Indian Films and actors. Since 2003, Norway hosts an annual Bollywood festival featuring prominent Indian actors and high profile Norwegian guests including our Prime Minister. Our Official entry for Oscars this year was shot in India and has Indian actors in it. We are happy to honour Janhvi Kapoor whose first film has been very successful and the young actor seems to have a promising future in films.”