Shyam Benegal's films to be screened on his 81st birthday

Updated: 13 December, 2015 22:47 IST | The Hitlist Team |

Shyam Benegal turns 81 on December 14

Shyam Benegal turns 81 on December 14.

Shyam Benegal
Shyam Benegal

To mark the occasion, a retrospective of his films is being held in Mumbai.

The festival will kick off on his big day along with actors, writers, editors and costume designers he has worked with over the last 35 years.

The fest will showcase 14 films of the doyen in the parallel cinema genre such as 'Ankur' (1974), 'Manthan' (1977), 'Junoon' (1979) and 'Welcome to Sajjanpur' (2008).

First Published: 12 December, 2015 08:41 IST

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