Titli directed by debutant Kanu Behl and co-produced by YRF and DBP has won the Best First Foreign Film Prize by the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics. This is the first time an Indian film has won this award.
The films was honoured with the award on February 1, 2016.
Titli stars newcomers, Shashank Arora and Shivani Raghuvanshi, Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and Lalit Behl and is a tale of a dysfunctional family and a young boy’s struggle to escape his oppressive family.
‘Titli- har family, family nahi hoti’ released across India on October 30th 2015.
The elated Kanu Behl says, “Its a huge honour. The French Critics Syndicate has a long and ongoing relationship with recognising cinema that looks to push boundaries. To be in the company of other eminent films of the year, is heartening as a filmmaker. This belongs to the whole team of Titli, and we hope to continue the good work!“.
The FSCC awards 4 prestigious prizes each year including Best French Film, Best International Film, Best First Film and Best Short Film.