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ROAD TO SANGAM wins 3 Awards at Los Angles

January 5, 2010 5:56:19 PM IST
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Presented by Gipsy Films, feature film ROAD TO SANGAM, continues in fetching awards from various film festivals. Latest feather in its cap are three awards at Los Angles Reel Film Festival. Categories are Best Foreign Film, Best Foreign Film Original Score and Best Foreign Film production Design. Comments the producer Amit Chheda, "It's been a constant pleasure for us. Everywhere that we have gone, we have come back with appreciation and awards. When we had decided to back this project, we knew that it will be a good film, but it has surpassed our own expectations.'

ROAD TO SANGAM, a film inspired from Gandhi Ji and his principles, had received 3 awards in three different international film festivals. The first award they won was the Audience Choice Award for Best Film in MAMI in Mumbai. Immediately after, ROAD TO SANGAM also received the 'Best 1st film of the Director' award at International Films Festival of South Africa. Third award came as the 'Best Feature film Award' at the Radar Hamburg Film Festival Germany.


Adds the director Amit Rai, ROAD TO SANGAM is a simple story told very simply. All my artistes are very strong actors and they have brought all the characters to life. Story idea had come from a small article in one of the newspapers that had caught my curiosity. I am proud that the audience could connect and accept them as their own.'

Even during its first public screening at CANNES, the audience had loved the film so much that makers had to arrange for second screening.

Presented by Gipsy Films & Shashikant chheda, ROAD TO SANGAM is produced by Amit Chheda and directed by Amit Rai. Star cast includes Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Javed Shaikh, Pavan Malhotra and Swati Chitnis.