There are a very few Indian films that have the ability to swipe most of the awards at the International film arena but here is a piece of good news for movie fans as the bilingual film 'Moothon' bagged three awards at New York Indian Film Festival. Nivin Pauly has won the Best Actor award on the other side, Sanjana Dipu who played Mulla character won the 'Best Child Actor' for her role in the movie and the film also has won an award under the 'Best Film' category. Moothon got selected for the competition on July 24.
Anurag Kashyap shared the 'Moothon' film poster with a quotation of 'Moothon sweeps NYIFF awards' on Instagram and wrote, "#Moothon won the Best Film, Best Actor and Best Child Actor at #nyiff last night. Congratulations to the whole team." Check out his post here -
Moothon, follows the journey of a young sibling, who is searching for his long lost elder brother in the unforgiving underbelly of Mumbai. The film saw Nivin Pauly playing an extremely dark character as opposed to the usual happy-go-lucky-guy in love with his sister's friend.
Set in Lakshadweep and Mumbai, the film revolves around a 14-year-old boy who is in search of her brother, lands up in Mumbai. Moothon film is internationally known as 'The Elder One', is a 2019 Indian action thriller film written and directed by Geetu Mohandas, and jointly produced by S. Vinod Kumar, Anurag Kashyap, Ajay G. Rai, and Alan McAlex.
Featuring a bilingual narrative in the Jeseri dialect of Malayalam and Hindi, the film stars Nivin Pauly, Shashank Arora, Sobhita Dhulipala, Melissa Raju Thomas, Sanjana Dipu, and Roshan Mathew in the pivotal roles. Anurag Kashyap has written the Hindi-language dialogues of the film and is available on ZEE5. Meanwhile, the film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 and received a positive critical response.