‘Ek Duaa’ Earns Ram Kamal Mukherjee National Film Award, Filling Him with Joy
Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Ram Kamal Mukherjee has won the prestigious National Film Award for his short film ‘Ek Duaa’ at the 69th National Film Award. The film was produced by Bollywood star Esha Deol, who also acted in the lead role. Mukherjee expressed his happiness and gratitude for receiving this esteemed award and mentioned that it encourages him to continue working on subjects he believes in. Currently, he is working on the post-production of his film ‘Binodiini Ekti Natir Upakhyan’ and writing the screenplay for his next film ‘Draupadi’.
‘Ek Duaa’ focuses on social issues faced by women, aiming to make people think and possibly change their mindset. The film has received numerous international awards and now the highest recognition from the Government of India, making it even more memorable. Esha Deol, the producer of the film, feels blessed to have been a part of this project. When Mukherjee narrated the story to her, she was certain that she wanted to produce this film as her debut production.
Since the announcement of his award, Mukherjee has been receiving congratulatory messages and calls from Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata. He feels touched by the overwhelming support and is grateful that the jury members recognized his film among other notable winners.
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