Bangladeshi government grant film "A Tale of Two Sisters", directed by Akram Khan, has been nominated in the International Film Festival of India's (IFFI) ICFT- UNESCO Gandhi Medal.
Jaya Ahsan starrer 'A Tale of Two SIsters', a Bangladesh government grant film directed by Akram Khan, has been nominated for the ICFT-Unesco Gandhi Medal. Given by the International Film Festival of India's (IFFI), the award recognises films that best reflect Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of peace, tolerance and non-violence.
‘Nakshi Kanthar Jomin’ is being created from the popular novel by Hassan Azizul Haque ‘Bidhobar Katha’. The story of this novel opens with the story of the lives of two widowed sisters those whose lives are hidden behind a blood spilt chapter in the history of Bangladesh.
Jaya posted on Facebook to share the news on Thursday.
"I feel very honoured and elated that the government grant film 'Nakshikanthar Jomin' ('A Tale of Two Sisters') directed by Akram Khan has been nominated for the ICFT-Unesco Gandhi Medal in the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI)," the post read.
The International Film Festival of India will begin on November 20 in Goa, India. “Nakshi Kanthar Jomin” will have its world premiere at the event on November 25.