Renowned filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki has been honoured with the Chicago South Asian Film Festival Award 2022.
Farooki himself confirmed the news with a post on his verified Facebook page on Saturday. The post reads, “Thank you, Chicago South Asian Film Festival for honouring me with this year’s South Asian Film Award. Good to see some of my favourite people have won this award in the past!”
He also wrote, “I feel humbled. I feel like my journey has just started and I have a long way to go!”
Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s “No Land’s Man,” starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Megan Mitchell, and Eisha Chopra, and music by A.R. Rahman, was the festival’s centerpiece film.
The Chicago South Asian Film Festival is focused on bringing South Asian Art to America through independent cinema. The Film Festival took place from Sep 22 to Sep 25.