Famous Indian filmmaker Kanu Behl has won the Best First Foreign Film Award conferred by the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 2016 (FSCC) for his directorial film “Titli”.
- The film is co-produced by Dibakar Banerjee Productions Pvt Ltd and Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films.
- The film features actors Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial, Shashank Arora, Lalit Behl and Shivani Raghuvanshi in the lead roles.
- It showcases first and second feature films by directors from all over the world and has showcased directors like Bernardo Bertolucci, Leos Carax, Wong Kar Wai, Jacques Audiard, Gaspar Noe and Alejandro Gonzalex Innaritu.
- The awards were announced in Paris.
- “Titli” has also won awards at various international film festivals at places like Bordeaux, Hawaii, New York, Turkey and Spain.
- Titli confine the volatility of a society where violence lies apprehensively just below the surface.
About The French Syndicate of Cinema Critics
- The FSCC awards 4 prizes like Best French Film, Best First Foreign Film, Best International Film and Best Short Film every year.
- The International Critics’ Week is also organized annually by FSCC.
- The International Critics Week is the oldest parallel competitive section of the Cannes International Film Festival.
About filmmaker Kanu Behl
- Kanu Behl was born on 13 June 1980.
- He is an Indian film writer and director.
- He joined the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Instituteand pursued a PG Diploma in Cinema in 2003.