'Pinky Memsaab' wins Best Picture at UK Asian Film Festival

Published: April 8, 2019
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PHOTO: IMDB

PHOTO: IMDB

Local film Pinky Memsaab has won big at the recent UK Asian Film Festival. The film bagged Best Picture (Audience Choice) at the ten day event.

The protagonist of Pinky Memsaab, Hajra Yamin, took to Instagram to share a picture of the accolade.

SCREENGRAB FROM HAJRA YAMIN INSTAGRAM STORY

SCREENGRAB FROM HAJRA YAMIN INSTAGRAM STORY

Directed and written by debutant Shazia Ali Khan, Pinky Memsaab portrays the lives of Pinky (Hajra), Mehr (Kiran Malik), Hassan (Adnan Jaffar) and Santosh (Sunny Hinduja).

The film was also screened at the festival on April 6.

The UK Asian Film Festival, previously known as The London Asian Film Festival, has been celebrating and rewarding great films, film-makers and artists from South Asia for over 19 years.

The film festival offers an eclectic mix of films, stimulating interviews, workshops, outstanding master classes and an annual short film competition.

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