Arts for India to honour Sir Richard Attenborough posthumously



Arts for India charity committee has decided to honour Sir Richard Attenborough posthumously on the 19th Oct 2016 at an event hosted at BAFTA in London.

Speaking on this occasion Shri Satish Modi, philanthropist and also the founder of the “Arts for India charity” said, “We feel honoured that Sir Richard Attenborough has made the film on the father of the nation Shri Mahatma Gandhi which nobody could have done better”.

Sir Richard Attenborough was an English actor, film director, film producer, and politician.

He was the President of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). As a film director and producer, Sir Attenborough won two Academy Awards for his film on Mahatma Gandhi in 1983.

Arts for India charity helps disadvantaged young girls out of poverty through the provision of education in art and creative design to a global standard.

Every year, Arts for India charity awards eminent personalities for their outstanding achievement in the field of art, culture, and education.

Previous Arts for India awardees include:
• Mother Teresa;
• His Holiness the Dalai Lama;
• Actress Goldie Hawn;
• Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy;
• Shri Amitabh Bachchan.

Arts for India (AFI) Charity was launched in London, in 2010 by Shri Satish K Modi. It sponsors students at IIFA (International Institute of Fine Arts), based in Modinagar, India. More than 4000 children have been given free of charge education so far.

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