Rima Das Nominated for ‘Best New Director’ at the 13th Asian Film Awards

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Rima Das Nominated for ‘Best New Director’ at the 13th Asian Film Awards

G Plus News | March 18, 2019 12:19 hrs

GUWAHATI: Beloved filmmaker from Assam, Rima Das has been nominated yet again for her second movie, ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ at the 13th Asian Film Awards. 

After receiving the nomination, she expressed her excitement on Twitter and said, “Overjoyed to be nominated as Best New Director for Bulbul Can Sing at 13th Asian Film Awards. See you at the awards.”

Internationally acclaimed actor, Adil Hussain, who is also from Assam congratulated Das and wrote on Twitter, “Uffffff baba!! How many ??!? How proud I am of you… Congratulations. And Treat is expected!”

Das has been nominated for many awards for both her films, ‘Village Rockstars’ which was the official selection for foreign film from India and ‘Bulbul Can Sing,’ which has also received many accolades. 

The other film directors who have also been nominated in this category include Yeo Siew Hua for ‘A Land Imagined’, Phuttiphong Aroonpheng for ‘Manta Ray’, Ueda Shinichiro for ‘One Cut of the Dead’, Oliver Chan Siu Kuen for ‘Still Human’ and Bai Xue for ‘The Crossing’.

The Asian Film Awards (AFA) ceremony was held on March 17, 2019 at Hong Kong’s TVB City.

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