Richard Gere to be honoured

Los Angeles: Actor Richard Gere will be honoured with a special award at the Zurich Film Festival, set to begin Sep 20.

Mumbai: The actor will be conferred the Golden Icon Award for his career achievements, reports

"Richard Gere is an extraordinary man whose accomplishments in Hollywood are equalled by his humanitarian achievements. We`re honoured to recognise his amazing career," festival director Karl Spoerri said.

The actor`s new film "Arbitrage" will be screened at the festival.