Miss Lovely bags two awards at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival
Good news for the cine-buffs as the latest buzz has that director Ashim Ahluwalia’sMiss Lovely has been named the best film in the India Gold category of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival.
Not only this, the film also won Reliance Media Works CreaTech Award as the eight-day cine extravaganza concluded on Thursday in Mumbai. While Hansal Mehta’s Shahidwas the runner-up in the same category, special jury award went to Manjeet Singhfor Mumbai Cha Raja.
Here And There was being recognised as the best film in the International Competitionfor the First Feature Films of Directors category. Dwight Henry was given the best actor award for Beasts of the Southern Wild and best actress in the same category was given to Julia Garner for Electrick Children.
The jury award of technical excellence was awarded to Pankaj Kumar for Ship of Theseus while Musa Sayeed was given the special jury award for the film Valley Of Saints. The grand award giving ceremony of the MFF organised by theMumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) also saw veteran Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman being honoured with the lifetime achievement award.
The festival saw screening of 230 films from movies from around the world with a mix of classic and contemporary cinema with special event segments dedicated to French, Italian, Afghan and Indian cinema. The cinematic fare also hosted an assortment of workshops, panel discussions and seminars!