After winning the hearts of critics worldwide for his acting, global star Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award at the NYCIFF for the short film HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The film also got the Best Short Film award at the prestigious International Film Festival!! ‘Happy Birthday’ has been one of the most highly anticipated short films of the year, starring veteran actor Anupam Kher and Aahana Kumra and directed by the very talented Prasad Kadam. The film is produced by FNP Media.
Anupam Kher says,
Talking a little about this win, Anupam Kher says “Thank you New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for this great honor. It’s humbling to be declared the Best Actor in this prestigious film festival. The credit goes to the whole young team of ‘Happy Birthday’ and my co-actor Aahana Kumra, thanks to the director Prasad Kadam, and the rest team.
Extremely happy to have won the #BestActor award at the #NYCIFF (New York City International Film Festival) for my short film #HappyBirthday. Also thrilled that it got the #BestFilm award too!! Thank you to the entire unit especially @AahanaKumra for their support!! Jai Ho!! 🙏🌺 pic.twitter.com/tmMm3z2QYp
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) May 6, 2021
Girish Johar, Co-Producer says, “It’s really overwhelming to receive these two awards at an International Film Festival!! Anupam Sir is a global icon, the more we say, it always falls short. He is pure GENIUS. Ahaana, a nominee for the best actress did exceptionally well. Also, Prasad is an extremely talented Director and was also nominated for best director! He knows his craft fully & has a great future. He has done wonders & will go places. So excited for receiving this honor with the well-knitted Happy Birthday team.”
“This has been overwhelming news for all of us at FNP Media. Winning 2 awards at a prestigious film festival is a milestone. This is due to the collective efforts of the whole team behind this film and indeed this film deserved the award. I am glad to be part of this and we hope to come up with more such films and better films soon. Congratulations to everyone involved.” said Ahmad Faraz – Content Head – FNP Media
FNP Media is extremely delighted to collaborate with such a brilliant cast and crew and is keen to see the audience’s support/response. FNP Media also has many upcoming plans to experiment with its offerings.
‘Happy Birthday’ will be available on various platforms soon.