Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Pahuna’ Wins Applause at TIFF 2017
Priyanka Chopra is overwhelmed by the response she has got for the movie ‘Pahuna’at TIFF 2017.
Priyanka Chopra's Sikkimese production Pahuna was very well-received after it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017.
The actress wrote a long note along with a video, thanking the people who were part of the project and applauding the female director of Pahuna, Paakhi A Tyrewala.
Captioning the short-video, Priyanka wrote: "Never be ok with hearing the word no...because there will always be someone who will say "yes." I'm very proud of my first time 'female' director Paakhi A Tyrewala for having the courage to not give up, when people didn't believe this film could be made."
Pahuna: The Little Visitors narrates the story of three Nepalese children separated from their parents and their journey back home.
She added: "Thank you Cameron Bailey for the opportunity to share this small film and a big message with a world audience...one about children's rights, the refugee crisis, religious conversion and the affect of adult decisions on kids from the perspective of our protagonists, who are to young kids from a small village in Sikkim.
The first look of Pahuna was released at the Cannes Film Festival this year.
(With inputs from IANS)
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