Indian filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, whose new film "Dhanak" has been invited for the Generation Kplus programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival 2015, where it will also have its world premiere, says it's a great validation for a project made with passion.
She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of 'Sawaar loon' fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hard-hitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi', is presently ecstatic about winning the best actress award at the recently concluded Washington DC South Asian Film Festival.
Our favourite stars in Bollywood have their own ways of making it up for a friend. The latest reports suggest that badshah of B-Town, Shah Rukh Khan might be soon seen in a Marathi film by Nagesh Kukunoor.
Nagesh Kukunoor`s hard-hitting drama ‘Lakshmi’, on human trafficking, was feted with the Audience Award for best narrative feature, based on viewers` votes at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).
Nagesh Kukunoor, whose upcoming film ‘Laxmi’ is on the issue of child prostitution, says he will continue making women-centric films as there are enough filmmakers in Bollywood focussing on male protagonists.