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Angry Indian Goddesses wins accolades at Rome Film Festival

A ngry Indian Goddesses has become the new flavour of the season internationally. After winning a prestigious award at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film has earned yet another award — the Audience Choice at the Rome Film Festival.

The film premiered in Rome last week, and was felicitated with the highest award of the festival — BNL Peoples Choice Award —that is based on an audience poll.

Speaking of the win, the director, Pan Nalin, said, “What we started in a little village of Goa has gone global beyond all our goals. I am so thrilled for my cast and crew — and above all, it’s a great sign of inspiration that the International public is connecting to stories of celebration of Indian womanhood.”

Gaurav Dhingra, the producer of the movie, said, “Nalin, I, and the entire team at Jungle Book Entertainment are delighted. to receive this love and affection from the Italian audience. It reinstates our belief that AIG is a people’s film that speaks to everyone, across borders, countries, languages, gender and cultures. In less than one month of its world premiere at Toronto, AIG has made sales across the globe and will be released theatrically in more than 50 countries.

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