Irrfan starrer QISSA won the second best film award in the India Gold 2013 category at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival. Directed by Anup Singh, the film also stars Rasika Duggal, Tillotama Shome and Tisca Chopra Deepti Kakkar and Farhad Mustafa’s KATIYABAAZ (POWERLESS) was chosen as the best film in the category.
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An elated Anup Singh, while receiving the award, said, ”Great pleasure to receive this award in a city that I love so much and that has given me so much.”
QISSA is co-produced by Germany’s Heimatfilm, NFDC India (National Film Development Corporation of India), with Dutch production house Augustus Film, France’s Cine-Sud. Producers on the film include Heimatfilm’s Johannes Rexin (Heimatfilm), Nina Lath Gupta (NFDC), Bero Beyer (Augustus Film) and Thierry Lenouvel (Cinesud Promotion).