Mumbai– The Hindi film “Nakkash” has bagged two major awards at India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB). Filmmaker Zaigham Imam received the Best Director award, while the lead star Inaamulhaq was felicitaed with the Best Actor award.
The film revolves around an artist named Alla Rakha Siddiqui, who is a widower living with his only son Mohammad in Varanasi.
Happy on receiving the honour, Inaamulhaq, who is also known for his role in “Airlift” said: “When you do something with a sense of responsibility, it doesn’t remain within the boundaries of a country. I am glad that people around the globe are recognizing our voice towards humanity.”
According to director Zaigham Imam, the win “is a positive hint that it is high time we talked about such social issue for the betterment of society”. (IANS)