ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Accolades for Aamir’s 'Peepli [Live]'
 

Accolades for Aamir’s 'Peepli [Live]'

Wins Best First Feature Film Award
By Agencies
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 03:49:15 GMT
 

Accolades for Aamir’s 'Peepli [Live]'
Aamir Khan's much talked about home production Peepli [Live] has been named the Best First Feature Film at the recently concluded 31st Durban International Film Festival.

Helmed and written by debutante director Anusha Rizvi, the film is a satire on the farmers' suicides and subsequent media and political response in India.

“South Africa is very lucky for me and I hope that luck extends to Peepli Live as well,” Aamir Khan said from Mumbai.

The 45-year-old actor's film Lagaan, which went on to get an Oscar nomination also had its world premiere at Sun City in South Africa.

“Peepli Live has been very well received at all the major film festivals. It has already been at the Sundance Film Festival and was the first Indian film to be selected for the competition section there. Then we were at the Berlin Film Festival and in the UK; and then at the Durban Film Festival we won the award,” Aamir said.

Filmmakers from around the world took the spotlight at the 31st Durban film fest which was held from 22 July to 1 August.

Aamir was elated after the film bagged the honour.

“I think it's really wonderful news that I got today. To get an award from such a distinguished jury leaves me very pleased for the team that we have won this honour,” Aamir said.
Salman Khan to host 'Bigg Boss 4'
 
Imran Khan turned down ‘Aisha’
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Ranbir-Anushka’s 'Bombay Velvet' to release Nov 28
Ranbir-Anushka’s 'Bombay Velvet' to release Nov 28
Aamir Khan’s ‘P.K.’ to release Dec 19! No clash with ‘Bombay Velvet’
Aamir Khan’s ‘P.K.’ to release Dec 19! No clash with ‘Bombay Velvet’
Amitabh Bachchan heaps praise on Shahrukh, Aamir, Salman
Amitabh Bachchan heaps praise on Shahrukh, Aamir, Salman
A film with Aamir would be good, but it’s not my priority: Kangana Ranaut
A film with Aamir would be good, but it’s not my priority: Kangana Ranaut
Tags :
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Watch: Andrew Garfield says ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is action packed

Tanuj Virwani, Rati Agnihotri, Mika Singh, Izabelle Leite at ‘Purani Jeans’ music launch

Cyrus Broacha and Shashi Tharoor at MTV Youth Marketing Forum

Lok Sabha elections: Nandamuri Balakrishna files nomination from Hindupur

Photos: Rannvijay Singh marries beautiful Priyanka Vohra

‘Bombay Velvet’ wrap-up party: Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap clicked

Nargis Fakhri at Samsung ChatON messenger’s new version launch

Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor promote ‘2 States’ in Delhi
Wallpapers 

Lucky Kabootar Wallpapers

Shilpa Shetty Wallpapers

Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Wallpapers

Salman Khan Wallpapers

The Xpose Wallpapers

Dishkiyaaoon Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Lara Dutta

Ayushmann Khurrana

Shahrukh Khan
New Movies 

2 States

Lucky Kabootar

Dekh Tamasha Dekh
Videos 

‘2 States’ song ‘Mast Magan’ featuring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor

Trailer: Allu Arjun-Shruti Haasan spice up 'Race Gurram'

Amole Gupte’s 'Hawaa Hawaai' trailer is impressive

Dekh Tamasha Dekh trailer

Varun Dhawan shows his dance moves in ‘Main Tera Hero’ song ‘Palat’

Main Tera Hero song ‘Besharmi Ki Height’ Varun Dhawan and Ileana D’Cruz


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor