‘Tikli and Laxmi Bomb’ fetches award for Chitrangada

Actress Chitrangada Chakraborty, all set to be seen in director Pratim D Gupta’s upcoming film ‘Ahare Mon’, has won a major international award. She has been granted the best actress award at the 2018 New Jersey Indian and International Film Festival (NJIIFF) which concluded on 11th June. She won the award for her performance in “Tikli and Laxmi Bomb”, which is directed by Aditya Kripalani’s 2017 film.

This is the second award that the actress has won for the same film. She had earlier won the best female debutante award at this year’s Jaipur International Film Festival. The movie “Tikli and Laxmi Bomb” is about two sex workers who decide to oust men from the system. They form a cooperative society comprising only of women to coordinate and run the trade and battle patriarchy. Chitrangada plays Tikli in the film. Suchitra Pillai and Mayur More play other major roles in the film.

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