After getting nominated in the Best Film 2015 category, Mary Kom crew was nervous and uncertain about the win. Fortunately, the Priyanka Chopra starrer has successfully conquered Stockholm International Film Festival Junior, held in Sweden and win the Best Film 2015 Award.
Mary Kom was a biopic of an Olympic gold medalist and 5 times world champion Indian female boxer – MC Mary Kom. The film has given the most respected award – Bronze Horse.
It is directed by Omung Kumar, on this whooping win at Stockholm, he said, “Mary Kom’ was selected for the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior in Sweden, and we have won the best film award and been given the Bronze Horse award, the highest honour in this festival. The jury was made up of kids ranging from the age of nine to 17 years.”
The director felt very honored directing such a film which represents real-life legends.
The movie hit theaters on September 5th, 2014. It faced no tough times impressing Box Office, audience and critics. The work of directors to actors were appreciated critically. And commercially it was a blockbuster.
Omung is happy that the film will be featured in Indian Film Festival in Sweden in May 2015, next month.
“This honor means everything to me. This was an experimental movie, and also had a high-budged and none of us had expected it to be turned out like this, and after winning such an award I believe it was only meant for us. It will now allow us, the filmmakers, to screen their movies in Sweden. Our movie will also be screening at Indian Embassy at the Indian Film Festival next month in Sweden. I am too excited about that too.” … the director added.
The gorgeous actress Priyanka Chopra will soon appear in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ as the daughter of a dysfunctional Punjabi Mehras family. The film will hit theaters on June 5th, 2015. Keep an eye over there too.
Priynka Chopra does not seem to get notified that her movie has just won an award. We will share her response as soon as she does share her’s over Twitter.
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