Veteran actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha is being honored with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cinema and politics at the second edition of the Delhi International Film Festival (DIFF), starting on December 21.
The 68-year-old, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, will be awarded for his valuable contribution to Indian cinema and politics, said a statement.
Shatrughan Sinha, who is lovingly called as shotgun, made his Bollywood as uncredited villain in the 1969 movie ‘Pyar Hi Pyar’. Later he starred in popular movies ‘Kalicharan’, ‘Blackmail’, ‘Dostana’ and ‘Shaan’. Later, he ventured into politics.
He is married to Poonam Sinha and they have a daughter Sonakshi who is also an actress and twins - Luv and Kush.