Mumbai, Jan 23 | Actor Anshuman Jha has won Jury Award Best Actor honour at he Rajasthan International Film Festival 2020 for his performance in the film “Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele”.
The film directed by Harish Vyas has been doing the rounds of various festivals for a while now. After winning Best Film at South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) in New York, which was also the venue of its world premiere, Anshuman has now won the Jury Award as Best Actor for his portrayal of a homosexual man named Veer at the Rajasthan fest. The film also won Best Director for Vyas, and Best Actress for Zareen Khan (Hindi Feature).
“This one is for my mom. (It is) My last work that she saw. We as a team are grateful and looking forward to this final leg of the journey up to the release. It took over a year to develop this screenplay and there is a different joy to see it flourish now,” Anshuman said.
“The story is about an unlikely friendship between two people and how they fill each other’s void. In a world that’s obsessed with the conventional ideas of romance and friendship, this story is a whiff of fresh air about ‘Human Compassion’,” he added.
Bangalore, April 02, 2020 : The nationwide lockdown to combat Coronavirus outbreak in the country has led to severe difficulties for the poor and homeless people. In an effort to help the needy, Greenwood High International School, has come forward to do their bit to the cause. The school have undertaken the initiative to prepare food for 300 underprivileged families every day and distribute in and around Sarjapur area with the help of Sarjapur police station. This would be a continuous support from the school authority towards the needy people until the lockdown ends. While distributing the food, the school authority also followed the social distancing norms and ensured that necessary precautionary measures like masks and gloves were used in the entire process to provide clean and hygienic food to the people.
Speaking on this initiative, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High said: “As much as we believe in inculcating the values of benevolence and philanthropy among our students, we practise these ourselves too. Greenwood High has always been compassionate to help those in need and we continue to do so. We are mindful of contributing to the society in multiple ways and are proud to leverage our sources towards such an important cause. Several NGOs, individuals and businesses are pitching in to help the citizens and government through various initiatives with the hope that humanity would survive these dreadful times of coronavirus onslaught. We believe that only by active collaboration between all the members of the society, we will be able to overcome the impact of this pandemic.”