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Indian film ‘Masaan’ wins at Cannes

Indian filmmaker Neeraj Ghaywan’s indie project “Masaan”, centered around a group of people in Varanasi, was awarded the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) award at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival on Saturday.

Showcased in the UnCertain Regard section at the movie gala, “Masaan” received a five-minute standing ovation post its screening here, leaving Richa and Ghaywan in tears of joy.

Ghaywan’s debut feature project, “Masaan” is set in Varanasi and follows the stories of four people from a small town and how they fit in to the moralities.

Its slated to release on 24th June 2015.

 Neeraj Ghaywan with Richa Chadda, VickyKaushal and ShwetaTripathi for Masaan at Cannes2015.