Santosh Sivan's critically acclaimed film Tahaan has been nominated for 'Best Children's Feature Film' in the 2009 Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The award ceremony will be held on 26 November, at Gold Coast- Australia.
After having featured in over 25 film festivals across the globe including Rome, London, Pusan, Seattle, Hong Kong, Stockholm, Cairo and New York, this is yet another milestone for Tahaan. The Asia Pacific Screen Awards acclaims, at a global level, the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia-Pacific region, it is the region's highest accolade in film. Tahaan has been nominated from more than 210 films submitted from 43 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It will compete for the coveted prize against Indonesia's 3 Wishes 3 Lovers, New Zealand's The Strength of Water, Korea's A Brand New Life and Turkey's The Bogeyman.
Tahaan, a visually stunning fable about a little boy's journey to find meaning and purpose in this world, features an ensemble of distinguished actors such as Anupam Kher, Sarika, Rahul Bose, Rahul Khanna and Victor Banerjee. The film has been produced by iDream Productions and Santosh Sivan Films.