After The Disciple, another Indian film which is making the headline at the International Film festivals is the Marathi film, Puglya.
A story of friendship between two 10 year old boys a pug, Puglya has been in the news for quite sometime. The comedy drama was also honored at the Los World Premiere Film Awards in California.
Directed by Vinod Sam Peter, Puglya won the award in the Best Foreign Feature at Moscow International Film Festival. The director was on cloud nine “I feel immense joy when I see that the story is receiving such great response. Winning at Moscow International Film Festival is a great deal of pride for me and the team,“. He further added “I am ambivalent towards dogs but I realized that it has an international appeal. Globally people are drawn to dogs and children. The film embodies and revolves completely around their world that is marked by affection and values.”
Puglya had also participated in various international film competitions in London, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Philippines, Turkey, Iran, Argentina, Lebanon, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Spain, Philippines, Israel, USA and Canada. The makers are planning to release the film in theaters once the situation becomes normal.