Rohena Gera’s Sir which opened 19th New York Indian Film Festival won the prize of Best Film at the festival, along with the award of Best Actress for Tillotama Shome.
NAME OF FILM: CHIPPA
DIRECTOR(S): Safdar Rahman
STARRING: Sunny Pawar
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Chippa is a spirited young boy living with his street vendor auntie, a relationship that creates more arguments than tenderness. On the eve of Chippa’s tenth birthday, he’s given a letter written to him by his long-absent father. The letter is written in Urdu, which neither Chippa nor any of the adults in his life can read. Spurred on by yet another shouting match with his auntie, he sets off for one eventful night through the streets of Kolkata in search of answers.
NY Indian Film Festival 2019 to Feature 32 Films, Special Spotlight of Gurinder Chadha’s BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
The 2019 New York Indian Film Festival will feature 32 films, and returning is award-winning filmmaker, Gurinder Chadha for a Special Spotlight of her new film Blinded by the Light.
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