Riding excessive on the exceptional success of her current hit Pagglait, acclaimed filmmaker Guneet Monga to be conferred with the honour of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans I’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres), the second highest civilian French honour.
Guneet Monga is an Indian movie producer, a BAFTA nominee and amongst the primary producers from India to be inducted within the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is the founding father of Sikhya Entertainment that has been on the helm of pushing content-driven cinema with movies like The Lunchbox, Masaan, What will individuals say, Soorarai Pottaru, Haramkhor, Peddlers and Oscar Winning Short Film Documentary – Period, End of Sentence to call a number of. Guneet Monga is likely one of the most famed filmmakers not simply in India but in addition throughout the globe, symbolising the victory of content material together with her tasks.
In a collaborative effort to uplift Indian feminine content material creators throughout the globe, Guneet Monga co-founded the cinema collective- Indian Women Rising which aided the run of the critically acclaimed brief movie ‘Bittu’ on the Oscars.
Honouring the numerous accomplishments of the younger filmmaker barring the geographical boundaries with content material that resonates with viewers past the demographical bounds, the French Consulate has determined to supply the title to Guneet Monga.
Guneet Monga can be felicitated at a ceremony in Delhi on the 13th April, 2021 by the Ambassador of France to India, on behalf of the French authorities.
Celebrating the varied vary of labor by Guneet Monga, the distinguished distinction is a mark of appreciation for her invaluable contribution to the world cinema.
Earlier, Indian Celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Nandita Das, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Anurag Kashyap, Kalki Koechlin, amongst others have been felicitated by the honour, together with worldwide biggies like Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Willis, amongst others.
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