'Laal Kabootar' bags another award in Vancouver

Published: November 20, 2019

LAHORE: Just when we thought Laal Kabootar had reached the epitome of its glory after becoming Pakistan’s official submission to the Oscars and bagging two international awards, the film has now crossed another milestone. It recently took home the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival Award for Best Feature Film 2019, stated a press release.

The achievement becomes even bigger for, Kamal Khan, the man who made his directorial debut with the film. He received the award on the closing night of the award ceremony held at Surrey City Hall in British Columbia, on November 17, 2019.

Laal Kabootar - Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival [F]

The film starred Mansha Pasha, as a woman seeking justice for her murdered husband and Ahmed Ali Akbar, as a cab driver who wished to move to Dubai.

Laal Kabootar had earlier received the Archana Soy Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, in Seattle. Following this, Ahmed Ali Akbar bagged the best actor award at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival.

It was also screened as an official selection, at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival 2019.

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