'Urumi' wins best film at Madrid film fest
IANS [ Mon, Jun 4, 2012 ]
- New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy for the same movie.
"Urumi and Santhosh Sivan keep making us proud, yayyy," an ecstatic Genelia D'Souza, who has acted in the film, tweeted.
"Urumi" was dubbed and released in Telugu and English and it is due to release in Tamil.
The festival also saw Deepti Naval winning best actress award for "Memories in March", while Salim Kumar won best actor for "Adaminte Makan Abu", according to the festival's official website.
Music composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy walked away with the trophy for best music for Zoya Akhtar's "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara".
About 70 films were screened in 12 sections at the festival. The films in the competitive section included "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", "Urumi", "Memoirs in March", "Achal", "Adaminte Makan Abu" and "Traffic".