Huma Qureshi bags a spot for herself in the ‘New Wave Actors List’ in Los Angeles for her powerful performance in Netflix series Leila
Bollywood Actress Huma Qureshi, who is currently busy shooting for Hollywood film titled, ‘The Army Of The Dead’, has bagged a spot for her self in the ‘New Wave Actors List’ by Film Independent, an organization that recognizes diverse performances from across the world. The announcement comes in recognition of Huma Qureshi’s most impactful performance in Netflix series titles ‘Leila’.
“‘Leila’ has been special in so many ways… I am grateful for Deepa’s belief in me and Netflix’s belief in diverse stories. As an actor, I always strive to be able to communicate with people around the world, and this is a testament to that.” Huma Qureshi
The list was released by Film Independent, an organization that recognizes diverse performances and highlights those individuals who deserve recognition in Hollywood. The announcement is an industry recognition for Huma’s impactful performance in her most recent Netflix series, ‘Leila’.
On receiving this honor, Huma Qureshi expressed her gratitude, “I feel humbled to be recognised by Film Independent – a body that I have always admired for their incredible encouragement towards distinctive work in entertainment around the world. It’s so heartening to find my name alongside powerhouse performers like Asante Black (‘When They See Us’).
“India’s first dystopian story, Leila is set in an imagined world, Aryavarta, in which there is great suffering, extreme and totalitarian rules of engagement and fictional extremes constructed around an obsession with purity, communal and divisive societal dramas and grit,” a press release from Netflix stated.
The ceremony will take place on October 20 at The Museum Of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, following which Huma Qureshi will be participating in the panel showcasing global cinema.