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11-03-2012, 05:59 PM #1
Kahaani bags 'Best Screenplay' award at South Asian Rising Star Film Award
Ever since its release, Pen India Pvt. Ltd and director Sujoy Ghosh’s film Kahaani, has been winning accolades one after the other.
Recently, at the South Asian Rising Star Film Awards at New York, USA, the Sujoy Ghosh-helmed film won the award for Best Original Screenplay. The director got the award for the best screenplay amongst nominees like Anurag Kashyap for Gangs Of Wasseypur, Akshat Verma for Delhi Belly, Juhi Chaturvedi for Vicky Donor and Gurvinder Singh for Alms Of The Blind Horse.
Said an excited Sujoy, “I am really happy and humbled by the response that Kahaani has garnered since its release. Kahaani has been able to succeed because of the audience and their faith in the film. I am very thankful to them and to South Asian Rising Star Film Awards for finding Kahaani’s screenplay befitting for the award.”
Kahaani will soon be adapted in Tamil and Telugu by Endemol and in English by Yash Raj Films.
Presented by Jayantilal Gada the film was produced by Sujoy Ghosh and Kushal Gada and released by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. The film stars Vidya Balan, Saswata Chaterjee, Nawazuddin Siddhiqui and Parambrata Chatterjee.