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Indian film bags four awards at Singapore fest

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Debutant director Sona Jain's feature film 'For Real' has won four awards at the Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore.

2009-12-06T15:25:00Z
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New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Debutant director Sona Jain's feature film 'For Real' has won four awards at the Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore.

'For Real' was awarded the best actress award for Hassan, best actor for Sharmam, best screenplay and best producer for Jain at the fest that concluded Dec 4.

Starring child actors Zoya S. Hassan, Sriharsh Sharmam and Sarita Choudhury, the film has been written and produced by Jain. It tells the story of a family living in New Delhi seen through the eyes of a six-year old girl.

The panel of judges who chose the film unanimously included Chris Lee, president of production, Columbia-Tristar Pictures, Australian Film Director Anna Kokkinos and Bollywood director Kabir Khan.

'For Real' had its world premiere Nov 28 at the International Film Festival of India in Goa.

Jain graduated from New York University' Tisch School of the Arts and also has a masters in Fine Arts in 2005. Her student short film 'Vasarma's Lovers' was a hit in the international film festival circuit.


Kabir Khan


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