Shilpa Shuklas BA Pass at 13th NY Indian Film Festival

Chak De girl Shilpa Shukla's next erotic human drama B.A. Pass is nominated at the 13th New York Indian Film Festival. Apart from B.A. Pass, Shahid, Dekh Indian Circus and Miss Lovely will also be screened at the festival which aims at celebrating independent, art house, and alternate films from and about the Indian subcontinent.

The film which is an adaptation of Mohan Sikka's 'The Railway Aunty' has won awards and accolades at various prestigious National and International film festivals. It won the best film and the best actor award at OSIAN film festival 2012 and the audience' choice award at South Asian Alternative film festival, Paris 2013. It is also an official entry to Montreal World film festival 2012, New Jersey Independent South Asian film fest 2012, St. Petersburg International Festival, Russia, 2012, Jeonju International film Festival, South Korea, 2013, Imagine India Film Festival, Madrid, Spain 2013.

Ajay Bahl, the debutant director-cinematographer-producer, is proud to have another feather added in his cap. "Our film had been nominated in the not just one but four categories-best director, best film, best actor and best screenplay at the New York Festival. It is indeed a great moment for us," he beams.

The film starring Shilpa Shukla, Rajesh Sharma (of Ishqiya, No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture fame) Dibyendu Bhattacharya (of Black Friday and Dev D fame) is releasing this summer.

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