Sarmad Khoosat's 'Zindagi Tamasha' wins at Busan International Film Festival

Published: October 12, 2019


Sarmad Khoosat’s Punjabi film  Zindagi Tamasha has won big at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival on Saturday.

Khoosat’s directorial won The Kim Ji-seok Award, named after the festival’s co-founder and executive programmer who died in 2017, reported Variety.

The film-maker shared the award with Indian director, Pradip Kurbah, whose film Market was also being screened at the festival.

The jury was headed by Iranian film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and included Malaysian director-actor Tan Chui Mui and Korean film critic Huh Moon-young.

The film stars Arif Hassan, Samiya Mumtaz, Ali Kureishi, and Eman Suleman. Khoosat also makes a special appearance.

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