John Travolta to be honoured at Zurich Film Festival

Updated: Aug 16, 2012, 11:06 AM IST

London: Hollywood superstar John Travolta will pick up a special lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival next month.

The ‘Grease’ star will be honoured for his career, which has spanned five decades, with the Golden Eye prize at the annual movie event in Switzerland before the gala premiere of his new film ‘Savages’, which co-stars Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson and Blake Lively, reported Daily Express.

"We`re excited to welcome John Travolta to Zurich to bestow him with (sic) this honour and celebrate his amazing career. We`re gearing up for a momentous opening night," said Karl Spoerri, festival director.

‘Ocean`s Eleven’ producer Jerry Weintraub will also be honoured for his achievements at the event, which runs from September 20 to September 30.