Humaima Malick wins South Asia Rising Star Film Award
Humaima said,“I had no idea this role would get so much gratitude. It is an marvelous honour to get another award in a foreign land for a movie that is very close to my heart.” Her role in the movie was of a strong woman who fought against the society’s hypocrisy, and her father’s patriarchal and double standards.
Four other nominees for the category included Indian actors Tannishtha Chatterjee, Parineeti Chopra, Rasika Dugal and Preeti Desai.
The award function, which was organised in collaboration with HBO, was part of the 9th annual South Asian International Film Festival ,the largest entertainment gala related to South Asian entertainment industry to be held in the United States.