15 Sep Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘The Disciple’ wins two awards at Venice Film Festival
Bringing proud moment for the Indian film industry, Young Indian filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s feature film ‘The Disciple’ has won two awards at the prestigious Venice Film Festival.
The two awards include the Best Screenplay award and the International Critics’ Prize, awarded by Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique (FIPRESCI) Jury.
The Disciple, a Marathi film is about personal and professional experiences of a Hindustani classical singer. The film is produced by Vivek Gomber’s company Zoo Entertainment and Alfonso Cuaron (director of Gravity and Roma) is the executive producer. Earlier, Chaitanya Tamhane’s earlier Marathi Film ‘The Court’ had won accolades worldwide.