‘Tingya’ adjudged best film at Mumbai fest

March 14th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Taare Zameen Par

Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Marathi film “Tingya” was adjudged the best film and Darsheel Daftary was named the best child actor for his role in “Taare Zameen Par” at the 10th International Film Festival, Mumbai. The closing ceremony of the festival organised by the Mumbai Academy of Movies Images (MAMI) honoured Dharmendra and Rishi Kapoor, two of Bollywood’s most popular stars of yesteryears, with the Lifetime Achievement Awards Thursday evening.

The two actors were honoured for “their significant contributions to cinema over the last 25 years” at the closing function of the eight-day event.

Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura received the Global Lifetime Award, introduced from this year by the Mumbai Academy of Movies Images (MAMI), the organiser of the festival.

The Cannes Award winning movie “Mourning Forest,” a Franco-Japanese co-production directed by Naomi Kawase, was the closing movie of the festival.

Bollywood’s respected lyricist Gulzar and veteran audiographer Hitendra Ghosh were also honoured at the closing ceremony attended by the Bollywood glitterati and film aficionados.

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