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


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