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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