Ratna Pathak Shah has just won the Best Achievement in Acting Award at the first Ottawa Indian Film Awards, Canada for her dynamic portrayal of a mid-50s woman in Lipstick Under My Burkha. Earlier in March Ratna Pathak Shah won the top acting award at the London Asian Film Festival. This makes it her second acting honour for the film.
Ratna Pathak Shah says, “I am happy to hear that the film is being received well wherever it’s been shown in the world. My part is a really unusual one and so I’m not surprised that “Usha” (my character in the film) is winning awards. I just got a luck chance to embody her! Now lets see how audiences in India react.”
Director Alankrita Shrivastava, “I am so proud and so happy that a...