Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai wins the Best Film Award at the Cotton City International Film Festival

The film deals with molestation and rape victims' survival stories

author_img Ayesha T Published :  27th June 2019 06:56 PM   |   Published :   |  27th June 2019 06:56 PM

The director and actor

Suujoy J Mukerji's directorial short film, Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai - Let Me Soar High, featuring Shreyas Porus Pardiwalla has won the Best Film award at the Cotton City International Film Festival. 

The film by Suujoy J Mukerji, son of legendary actor and filmmaker Joy Mukerji, showcases how women’s molestation and rape are a matters of concern. The film is a story of guts, grit and glory. Even before its release, the inspiring short film has been making waves at the global level having won several awards and accolades. The movie received a thunderous applause and an overwhelming response at the International Film Festival. "My film is about empowering victims of molestation and rape. The society, as a whole, needs to join in the effort to help victims of sexual abuse and crimes to regain their confidence," said Suujoy. 

Actor Shreyas Porus Pardiwalla expressed his happiness and said, "I'm overwhelmed with the constant appreciation that our film has been getting. It's truly a proud feeling and a prestigious honour to win this award."