India's 'The Lunchbox' loses to Polish film at BAFTA
Features Monday, February 09, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute| February 9, 2015| 5.00 am IST Internationally acclaimed Indian movie "The Lunchbox" missed the trophy for the Film Not in the English Language category of the BAFTA Awards 2015 to Polish-Danish drama movie "Ida", which was named the winner at the ceremony here Sunday night. The list of winners for the 68th edition of the annual gala was announced on the official website of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. Indian actress Nimrat Kaur, the leading lady of "The Lunchbox" -- a unique love story of a lovelorn wife and a lonely man -- was seen on the red carpet in a pink gown. "The Lunchbox", which also stars actor Irrfan Khan, is a Ritesh Batra directorial. In the foreign film category of the BAFTA Awards, it was also competing with Russian drama "Leviathan", Brazilian-British adventure drama thriller film "Trash" and Belgian drama "Two Days, One Night". The awards were announced at the Royal Opera House at a ceremony hosted by Stephen Fry in the presence of a string of international film celebrities. IANS
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