The Disciple is the primary Indian movie to play at Venice Film Festival since Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding
Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi drama The Disciple gained the Best Screenplay award on the Venice Film Festival.
The first Indian movie to play on the occasion since Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding, it sees the hero embarking on an extended, lonely quest in music, the place crimson carpets and glamour maintain little attraction for him.
Tamhane’s characteristic additionally bagged the celebrated FIPRESCI award, offered by The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI, brief for Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique), which goals to advertise and develop movie tradition in addition to safeguard skilled pursuits.
The final Indian movie to be awarded the FIPRESCI Award on the annual movie gala was Mathilukal, directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan in 1990.
(Also learn on Firstpost —The Disciple is an costly movie and I used to be allowed to make it with zero compromises: Chaitanya Tamhane)
Prominent figures of the Indian movie business together with Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhasker and Ali Fazal celebrated the movie’s win.
Here are their tweets
Thank you for sharing this ..!! I’m simply sooooo so so completely satisfied todayyy!!! INDIA CELEBRATE !!!!! #TheDisciple @la_Biennale !! Its a giant win for filmakers in india. Thank you #ChaitanyaTamhane for main us but once more into the New Age. VivekGombar – you expensive , are a pressure!! https://t.co/K4P6xotsnh
— Ali Fazal M / میر علی فضل / अली (@alifazal9) September 13, 2020
The Disciple by Chaitanya Tamhane and produced by VIvek Gomber wins the celebrated FIPRESCI International critic award at @la_Biennale !! What a milestone, completely overjoyed to listen to this pic.twitter.com/9QInSxu9Qf — Tillotama Shome (@TillotamaShome) September 11, 2020
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) September 12, 2020
What a proud second for #India! Best Screenplay award for #ChaitanyaTamhane’s #TheDisciple at #venezia77 … https://t.co/juZT4gH3jY — smriti kiran (@smritikiran) September 12, 2020
Proud second for Indian Cinema! Congratulations #ChaintanyaTamhane and group #TheDisciple https://t.co/Kx1z1iK2fp
— Swara Bhasker (@ActuallySwara) September 13, 2020
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