Awarded to Imtiaz Ali for Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar and Tamasha.
Presented by Dr. Mohanjeet Brar, Director, Kenya Tourism Board
Awarded to Vikas Bahl, Phantom Films for Queen.
Presented by H.E. Alphonsus Stoelinga, The Ambassador of Netherlands
Awarded to Y Rajeev Reddy - First Frame Entertainments.
Presented by H.E. Archil Dzuliashvili, The Ambassador of Georgia
Awarded to Gaurav Verma - Red Chillies Entertainment.
Presented by Gul Kripalani, Honorary Consul General Of Iceland.
Awarded to D Paranthaman - V Creations.
Presented by Mohd Hafiz Hashim, Director, Malaysia Tourism
While it is common practice for film makers to be honoured for their exceptional achievements in the world of cinema, those being honoured for their contribution to tourism is a novel concept. IIFTC Tourism Impact Award recognises the successful convergence of films and tourism and it celebrates Indian filmmakers, whose cinema has contributed to the growth of world tourism. Past recipients include Imtiaz Ali, Kabir Khan, Zoya Akhtar to name a few.