Best Short Film at NYCIFF bagged by ‘Happy Birthday’
Anupam Kher has been awarded the Best Actor at the NYCIFF for his short film Happy Birthday. This follows the appreciation and kudos received from critics and viewers across the globe. Not only, that the global star and veteran won the award for his acting, but the film Happy Birthday itself also bagged the award for the Best Short Film at this international Film festival. Produced by FNP media, directed by Prasad Kadam and starring the veteran actor and Aahana Kumra, the film was one of the most anticipated one of the year.
Talking a little about this win, Anupam Kher says “Thank you New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for this great honour. It’s humbling to be declared the Best Actor in this prestigious festival. The credit goes to the whole young team of ‘Happy Birthday’ and my co-actor Aahana Kumra, thanks to the director Prasad Kadam, and rest of the team. ”
FNP Media is extremely delighted to collaborate with such brilliant cast and crew and are keen to see the audience support/response. FNP Media also has many upcoming plans to experiment with its offerings.
Girish Johar, Co Producer says, “Its really overwhelming to receive these two awards at an International Film Festival!! Anupam Sir, is a global icon, the more we say, it always falls short. He is pure GENIUS. Ahaana, a nominee for best actress did exceptionally well. Also Prasad is an extremely talented Director and was also nominated for best director! He knows his craft fully & has a great future. He has done wonders & will go places. So excited for receiving this honour with the well knitted Happy Birthday team.”
“This has been a overwhelming news for all of us at FNP Media. Winning 2 awards at a prestigious film festival is a milestone. This is due to the collective efforts of whole team behind this film and indeed this film deserved the award. I am glad to be part of this and we hope to come up with more such films and better films soon. Congratulations to everyone involved.” said Ahmad Faraz – Content Head – FNP Media