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Bollywood: Dunno Y actors win awards at Athens Film Festival

dunno-y-na-jaane-kyunDunno Y… actors win awards at Athens film fest Yuvraaj Parashar and Kapil Sharma lead actors of Bollywood’s first gay film Dunno Y…Na Jaane Kyun have won Best Actors awards at the prestigious 6th Out View international film festival of Athens. Read more about the movie here

According to the festival director Maria Cyberdike ‘we have not only awarded these young actors for their marvelous acting but also because they have created history by been pioneers in India to act in bollywood’s first gay love story. Truly this beautiful film is India’s answer to Brokeback Mountain.

‘This 10 day film festival was held from 3rd to 13th May with 106 international films screened. Guests from Germany,Canada,Israel,England,Austria,Norway and directors and singers from Greece attended the festival. Dunno Y…Na Jaane Kyun was subtitled in Greek and had two full house screenings on public demand.0n being asked how does it feels to get good response in a foreign country Kapil says excitedly ‘simply awesome! Greek audience loved our film.

They are very warm and friendly people.0ne day while we were walking on street a group of greek girls stopped us and asked us are you the actors from Dunno Y ? They had seen Dunno Y in the second screening which we had not attended. They clicked lots of snaps with us.’Yuvraaj adds ‘another day we had a live dance show.I performed on kathak and Kapil on bollywood number. After our performance fans jumped on stage, we had carried some bollywood music with us we told the DJ to play it and made everybody on floor dance with us. It was cute watching greeks trying to follow Bollywood steps.’

Richa Bhatia, TNN | May 22, 2012, 11.34AM IST

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About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.