The prestigious New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) has declared debutante director Konkona Sensharma the best director for her film A DEATH IN THE GUNJ…
While all of us in India are eagerly awaiting to see Konkona Sensharma’s directorial debut A DEATH IN THE GUNJ starring Vikrant Massey, Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, Tanuja, Jim Sarbh and others, the film was recently invited to be showcased at the NEW YORK INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL. NYIFF has been known for spreading awareness about India and its people through cinema since 2001. While the film was widely appreciated at the NYIFF, Konkona Sensharma won the award for the best director – a humongous encourage for any debutant!
Winning laurels at such a prestigious platform sure might have been a fantastic moment for the actor-turned-director. Congratulating his talented director, producer Ashish Bhatnagar said, “We are all extremely happy for Konkona’s big win. She is one of the most talented people we have in this industry and we are sure that many such prestigious laurels are coming her way. We hope that she gets many more of these honors through her fantastic work!”
Konkona also won Best Actress for Lipstick Under My Burkha at NYIFF!