Bhumi Pednekar wins Face of Asia Award at Busan International Film Festival
Actress Bhumi Pednekar wins the Face of Asia Award at the 24th edition of Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
Bhumi, who is in South Korea for the screening of her film, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, says, she is motivated to work harder.
Thank you for this honour #FaceOfAsia @busanfilmfest and @marieclaire .— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) October 5, 2019
This award has only motivated me to work harder. Thank you @alankrita601 for making me your kitty. Dolly Di, @konkonas and @ektaravikapoor @ruchikaakapoor for making this film happen. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/bNLtQIhFAO
"I am humbled and very touched that my work has resonated with audiences and critics in Busan. It's my first international win so I am very proud of it. 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 a brilliant cinema that will be liked and remembered fondly in future," she said.
She also thanked her film's director Alankrita Shrivastava for giving her the role of 'Kitty' and producers Ekta Kapoor, Ruchikaa Kapoor and Konkona Sen for 'making this film happen'.