Marathi film 'Nude', the widely acclaimed social drama directed by Ravi Jadhav, has bagged two awards-Best Film and Best Actress (Kalyanee Mulay) - at the prestigious New York Indian Film Festival this year.
Starring Kalyanee Mulay, Chhaya Kadam and Naseeruddin Shah in a special appearance, the movie is centered around a mother who poses as a nude model for students of an art college, to fund her son's education.
Speaking on the honour received by the film, Mangesh Kulkarni, Marathi Film Division's Business Head - Zee Studios, shared, "We are ecstatic with the kind of response our film Nude got post it's screening at NYIFF and we are especially proud for it to have bagged both Best Film and Best Actress awards. The award does not belong only to Nude but to everyone who dares to tell extraordinary stories through cinema."
Commenting on the win, director Ravi Jadhav, said, "I am overwhelmed to receive this honour on Mother's Day. The film has always stood tall against all odds and there is a remarkably rugged renaissance across Marathi cinema. It is the triumph of an art."
Report By: Prajakta Chavarkar
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