Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple wins big at Venice: Prakash Javadekar, Ali Fazal, Nimrat Kaur congratulate filmmaker

Director Chaitanya Tamhane’s has received one of the best screenplay award for his Marathi-language function The Disciple at the Venice Film Festival. The win at the 2020 closing ceremony comes only a day after Tamhane’s movie obtained the celebrated FIPRESCI award, given by worldwide movie critics. His colleagues again house can’t be extra proud on his unbelievable feat.

Union minister of Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar additionally wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations #ChaitanyaTamhane for winning the ‘International Critics Award’ at the @venicefilmfest for the film ‘The Disciple’ that portrays three decades of an Indian classical music practitioners’ journey rooted in Guru-Shishya parampara.


All from filmmakers Shekhar Kapur, Sujoy Ghosh to actors Ali Fazal and Nimrat Kaur have also congratulated the filmmaker on the big win. Reacting to the victory, Sujoy Ghosh tweeted, “amaFzing news!!!! Clapping hands sign. chaitanya tamhane.” Shekhar Kapur wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations #ChaitanyaTamhane for the best screenplay award for #TheDisciple at #Venezia77 #BiennaleCinema2020 .. now starts the March to the #Oscars !” Anurag Kashyap additionally shared a number of clap emojis as he hailed Chataniya for the win.




Reacting to the announcement on Twitter, Actor Ali Fazal mentioned on the micro networking platform, “Thank you for sharing this ..!! I am just sooooo so so happy todayyy!!! INDIA CELEBRATE !!!!! #TheDisciple @la_Biennale !! Its a big win for filmakers in india. Thank you #ChaitanyaTamhane for leading us yet again into the New Age. VivekGombar – you dear , are a force!!”

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Nimrat Kaur additionally took to Twitter to congratulate Chaitanya. “So thrilled for the entire team of #TheDisciple for this huge win and making us so incredibly proud on an international platform!! Massive congratulations guys…what an inspiring journey. From strength to strength…Clapping hands sign. Heart suit. Raised fist #ChaitanyaTamhane #VivekGomber,” she wrote.


Mallika Sherawat tweeted, “Congratulations #ChaitanyaTamhane for winning the international critics Award at the @venicefilmfest for ur film ‘The Disciple’. Can’t wait to watch Medium star.”


Tillotama Shome additionally tweeted, “The Disciple by Chaitanya Tamhane and produced by VIvek Gomber wins the Best Screenplay at @la_Biennale !! What a feat!! What a team!! Chaitanya, Gomber, Pooja, Micah, Naren, Tanaji, Rakesh ji and to the whole cast and crew a big salute!! #TheDisciple #VeniceFilmFestival.”

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Tamhane, a wunderkind filmmaker, grew to become the primary director from India to compete in the principle class of a European movie competition after Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding in Venice in 2001. The Disciple seems at the world of classical musicians on the fringes of success. It follows Sharad Nerulkar (Aditya Modak), an Indian classical vocalist making an attempt to attain purity in his work as he has been raised on the tales of his father and guru concerning the masters of the previous.

(With PTI inputs)

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