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Neeraj Ghaywan’s Shor wins Satyajit Ray Foundation’s Short Film Award 2012

By NewsDesk • Published on July 4, 2012

Shor directed by Neeraj Ghaywan won the Satyajit Ray Foundation’s Short Film Award 2012 at the London Indian Film Festival. This was announced at the closing night ceremony of the festival on July 3.

Shor is about a couple from Banaras consumed by their pursuit to survive in the seedy ghettos of Mumbai city. The film has earlier won the Best Short Film award at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and South Asian International Film Festival.

The other shortlisted films for the award were Ayesha by Farzana Tipurita (UK), Khaleel Khan Ke Faakhtey by Rizwan Siddiqui (India), Maya by Naina Panemanglor (UK), Unravel by Meghna Gupta (UK) and Raju by Max Zahle (India-Germany).

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