Bhumi Padnekar wins her first International Award at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea
Celebrations seemed to have doubled for the versatile actress Bhumi Pednekar as another feather adds to in her achievements. She will be returning home with a new honour. Later, she shared the happy news with a happy picture on her social media handle while flaunting her glass trophy in an elegant looking Reem Acra grey and beige gown.
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“Thank you for this honour – Face Of Asia Busan International Film Festival and Marie Claire mag. This award has only motivated me to work harder.” The actress wrote alongside the picture.
After her achievement, Bhumi Pednekar told an entertainment portal; “I am humbled that my work has resonated with audiences and critics in Busan. It’s my first international win, so I am proud. I have aspired to act in films that have something important to say, and have worked sincerely to deliver convincing performances. I hope to be part of cinema that will be remembered fondly in the future.”
Congratulations on this milestone!
Moreover, Bhumi Pednekar is currently in South Korea. Her upcoming film ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare’ was screened at the 24th edition of Busan International Film Festival. While Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen are in the lead roles, Vikrant Messy will also be seen in the movie.
Talking about the film, Bhumi said, “It’s a very special film and I’m very happy that I had a chance to work with someone like Alankrita. She’s a wonderful person and a brilliant filmmaker. I’ve always attracted these really difficult roles but I find great joy and feel a sense of fulfillment when I nail it. We’re heading to Busan International Film Festival and I can’t wait to know what the audience reaction is.”
Furthermore, sharing the first motion poster of her upcoming comedy-thriller film ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare’, the actress wrote, “You clip their wings, they’ll fly even higher! ✨ Super kicked about the World Premiere today at Busan Film Festival! #DollyKittyInBusan”
The film is written and directed by ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ director Alankrita Shrivastava. This Ekta Kapoor and Shobha production ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare’ went on floors in October, last year.