Indian film Masaan wins critics prize at 68th Cannes film festival

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Indian film Masaan has won the prestigious critics prize in the Un Certain Regard category at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. Director of this film is Neeraj Ghaywan and a joint production of Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Arte France Cinema, Sikhya Entertainment & Phantom Films.

Image of Masaan film star

Image of Masaan film star

68th Cannes Film Festival

  • There are many stars including Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi along with Richa Chadda and Sanjay Mishra. The film is a narrative set based in Varanasi and its characters connected with the Ganga.
  • The critic’s prize in the Un Certain Regard category runs parallel to the competition for the main prize, Palme d’Or in the film festival.
  • The FIPRESCI awards are given out by the International Federation of Film Critics, for the promotion and development of film culture and for the safeguarding of professional interests.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 26, 2015