On 13 September, The Sky is Pink premiered at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. The film received a lot of appreciation, from both the critics and the audience. The Sky is Pink also received a four-minute-long standing ovation for the heartwarming story and spectacular performances by the actors.Veteran journalist and co-founder of NDTV, Dr Prannoy Roy took to Twitter to express his happiness. “My daughter, Shonali Bose’s film -The Sky is Pink- had its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival last night. The audience gave it one of the longest standing ovations in the history of TIFF. It is the only Asian film with a Gala Premier at TIFF in 2019,” he wrote.Aditi’s Character Is Just Like My Mom: PeeCee on ‘The Sky Is Pink’Twitter was flooded with praise for the film. A user wrote, “Amazing to hear from the Chaudhary family today which is whom The Sky is Pink is based. Deep, emotional film about family fighting to keep their daughter alive due to a health condition. Priyanka Chopra was outstanding and Farhan Akhtar was great too.”“Wow this movie was incredible! It was an honour to have the Bose and Chaudhary families in the audience today! #TIFF2019. It has reinforced why I went into #Medicine and my job as an #Immunologist,” tweeted another user.Priyanka Gets Teary-Eyed at ‘The Sky Is Pink’ TIFF PremiereThe Hollywood Reporter calls Shonali Bose’s film an “immersive, emotional experience.” “Though Bose sidesteps melodrama, she settles for sentimentality in a long-winded tale that focuses not on the sick girl but on her parents, played in warm rom-com fashion by Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Mary Kom) and Farhan Akhtar. This Hindi-language celebration of family solidarity and self-sacrifice in times of trouble earmark it for Indian audiences in and outside India, where Chopra Jonas and Akhtar are major theatrical draws”, writes critic Deborah Young. We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.