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Debutant director Sona Jain’s feature film “For Real” has won four
awards at the Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore.
“For Real” was awarded the best actress award for Hassan, best actor
for Sharmam, best screenplay and best producer for Jain at the fest
that concluded Dec 4.
Starring child actors Zoya S. Hassan, Sriharsh Sharmam and Sarita
Choudhury, the film has been written and produced by Jain. It tells
the story of a family living in New Delhi seen through the eyes of a
six-year old girl.
panel of judges who chose the film unanimously included Chris Lee,
president of production, Columbia-Tristar Pictures, Australian Film
Director Anna Kokkinos and Bollywood director Kabir Khan.
Real” had its world premiere Nov 28 at the International Film
Festival of India in Goa.
graduated from New York University’ Tisch School of the Arts and
also has a masters in Fine Arts in 2005. Her student short film
“Vasarma’s Lovers” was a hit in the international film festival