The Recently released Pakistani movie 'Baaji' has won big at the Mosaic film festival that happened in ontario, canada just recently. The film got immensely praised worldwide for its powerful script, a moving story and a flamboyant cast.
The movie is not only running successfully in the cinemas, but it has also added feathers to its cap by getting screened at the seventh Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF), which is considered as North America’s most prestigious film showcase for South Asia.
Countries like Pakistan, Italy, Bangladesh, Indian, Canada and the Uk participated in the festival by submitting their feature films, short films and documentaries.
Apart from the screening, the movie 'Baaji' got two awards at the festival. Baaji has won the Jury Prize and the award for Best Supporting Actor is won by the veteran actor Nayyar Ejaz at MISAFF. However, Ali Kazmi is the runner-up of the same category.
The winner, Nayyar Ejaz has taken to Instagram to post a screenshot of director Saqib Malik’s Whatsapp conversation. The message says, “Everyone I am proud to let you know that *Baaji has won two awards at MISAFF. It won the Grand Jury Prize for its overall excellence and popularity in the festival and it also won Best Supporting Actor for Nayyar Ejaz. This is a huge honor for all of us as MISAFF is the largest and most renown festival for South Asian cinema in North America. It also has a very sophisticated jury and excellent reach. So thank you to each one of you for making this happen.”* He says while praising Nayyer on his win.
We are happy for the team of Baaji and wish them good luck for more achievements. They have definitely set a benchmark for other creators in the industry.
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