Rima’s movie bagged a special award at the Indian film Festival of Melbourne on Thursday.
Rima’s ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ bagged the best Indian movie award at the film festival.
Notably, veteran filmmaker Jahnu Barua’s movie ‘Bhaga Khiriki’ was also nominated for the award.
Both the filmmakers from the State were also nominated for the Best Director Award.
‘Bulbul Can Sing‘ was also the opening night film of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.
The film’s opening night screening was attended by the festival’s chief guest, Shah Rukh Khan who also presented the movie to the Australian audiences in Melbourne.
Shahrukh was also bowled over after watching the movie.
The annual festival which takes place in the cultural capital of the Victorian state in Australia is celebrating its decade long initiative to promote Indian cinema Down Under.
Rima’s ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ which has previously been showcased at various global platforms.
Rima Das shot to global fame when her film ‘Village Rockstars‘ which was an Assamese language film won the National Award for Best Feature Film in 2018.
It was even India’s official entry from the country to the Oscars.