After winning the award for best actress at The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival for her character in ‘Margarita with a Straw’, the ‘Dev D’ performer has added one more feather to her hat, she won the award for best actress at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for her excellent performance in ‘Margarita with a Straw’. Kalki Koechlin wins Best Actress award for Margarita with a Straw.
‘Labour of Love’ of Director Aditya Vikram Sengupta, bagged three top awards – Best Director, Best Film and Best Screenplay at the fifteenth edition of the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). Kalki Koechlin wins Best Actress award for Margarita with a Straw
Here is the list of the winners:-
Best Film: Labour Of Love
Best Director: Aditya Vikram Sengupta, Labour Of Love
Best Actor: Nawazzudin Siddiqui, Haraamkhor
Best Screenplay: Aditya Vikram Sengupta, Labour Of Love
Best Actress: Kalki Koechlin, Margarita with a Straw
Best Child Actor: J. Vignesh & Ramesh, Kaakaa Muttai
Best Documentary Film: Daugthers of Mother India, Director Vibha Bakshi
Best Short Film: Seek & Hide, Director Manoj Nitharwal
“We are so proud of our award-winning filmmakers and every filmmakers who have showcased the quality, independent cinema at our celebration over the past week,” Aroon Shivdasani said, NYIFF Director.
“The response from the public has been phenomenal, and we expect NYIFF continues to create a mark on the New York independent movie circuit.”
The festival was attended by a lot of Bollywood stars like Vishal Bhardwaj, Kalki Koechlin, Hansal Mehta, Anant Mahadevan, Shonali Bose, Mohan Agashe, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sharat Katariya, L. Subramaniam and Vibha Bakshi.