Bidita Bag bags best actress award in Noida International Film Festival
for enacting Dayabai, a social reformer working among the tribals in Madhya Pradesh. ‘Dayabai’ the Hindi biopic has got red carpet entry in the film festival. The biopic has also made its way towards other prominent International Film Festivals such as Big Apple Film Festival, New York and By Design Film Festival, Washington. The movie has witnessed an overwhelming response from the audience.
“Portraying the life of a true legend in a way that it justifies all realistic elements conjoined was a quite troublesome task but the effort gifted me immense pleasure” says Sree Varun, the Bollywood director who conceived the life and struggles of legendary social worker Dayabai into a biopic that bore the same name. SreeVarun was interacting with the movie aspirants during ‘meet the director session’.
The plot revolves around the life of Mercy Mathew, who hails from a noble family in Kerala who had a staunch fascination towards charity and selfless service. At some point of time, during her life journey she adopted the lifestyle of the tribals in Madhya Pradesh and renamed herself Dayabai. She started fighting for rights of those innocent tribals. She gave her best for her people and made them stand in their own robust legs. Now even at her old age she’s busy helping similar victims of injustice.
Bidita Bag who played the title role reverted that she’s much happy to grab the recognition. Dayabai turned to be a sublime visual treat for the aspirants attended the festival. The movie shot in the mighty villages of Madhya Pradesh has vibrant frames that could entice the aesthetic mood of everyone. “The movie became possible due to the abundant support from my producer Mr. Shyse Eapen and I am grateful to my crew members” mr Varun added.
“The movie amused me with a theme that will stay in our heart forever” says Mr. Christopher an eminent filmmaker from Canada. Mr. Ramphul Singh the festival director has told us that the jury feel much privileged to honour such sublime biopics.