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Pakistani film ‘Lamha’ bags two awards at NYC film festival

The film's premiere at the festival,on August 10,was a sold out affair at the Tribeca Cinema.

Written by Agencies | Islamabad |
August 17, 2012 9:27:20 pm

Pakistani film “Lamha (Seedlings)” has bagged two awards at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) this year.

“Lamha” won the People’s Choice Award for the Best Feature Film award and Aamina Sheikh won the Best Actress in Leading Role award for the film.

The film was awarded at a gala ceremony at the Angelika Film Centre in New York on August 16,reported Express Tribune.

Directed by Mansoor Mujahid,the film was nominated in five other categories – Best Actor in Leading Role (Mohib Mirza),Best Actor in Supporting Role (Gohar Rasheed),Best Score,Best Original Screenplay (Summer Nicks) and Best

Director.

The film is about a young couple Maliha (Sheikh) and Raza (Mirza) and those affected by their deep struggle to reconnect after the loss of their only child in a tragic accident.

The film’s premiere at the festival,on August 10,was a sold out affair at the Tribeca Cinema.

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