Aparna Sen’s ‘The Rapist’ To Win People’s Hearts; Wins Honourable Kim Jiseok Award At Busan

For a very long time, filmmaker and actor Aparna Sen have been in the industry with her poignant films. Undoubtedly, each film creates chatterboxes around. Now, according to the latest reports, Sen brings in a film with the same genre ‘The Rapist’ recently. The most precious and prestigious part speaks that the film has been awarded Kim Jiseok at Busan.

Aparna Sen and her team were reportedly having the film’s world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival 2021. Amazingly, ‘The Rapist’ was among seven films that were nominated in the section of ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’. For the whole team of the film, the platform was happening to be very much competitive. But for the extraordinary presentation, Sen’s film was only induced to grab the winning award from the festival.

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Talking of the cast, ‘The Rapist’ is produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Quest Films. Further, the film stars Aparna Sen’s daughter Konkana Sensharma along with Arjun Rampal and Tanmay Dhanania.

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Furthermore, Sen spoke to the media warmly post her film’s win, wherein she said, “I feel deeply humbled, grateful and overwhelmed as I accept this prestigious Kim Jiseok award.” Alongside, she thanked the audience for showing love to all her films and the producers for supporting them throughout different stages, apart from the cast and crew. A few years back, Sen was a member of Busan’s jury and eventually, had the honour of meeting Kim Jiseok in person. On the contrary, she expressed, “I was aware of Mr. Kim’s tireless, lifelong effort to promote Asian cinema throughout the world.”

Sen’s interview with the leading daily reveals the main reason behind making the film eventually. She said, “The OTT platforms have given us, as viewers, so much exposure. It’s said that travel broadens the mind. With the content that we have consumed of late, we have been exposed to different countries, cultures, ethnicities, and spaces. How free they are or how bound they are… films are showing us that. The mindset of people has changed. This story has been marinating within me for a long time. And all the cases that have happened since Nirbhaya have added to the marinade, so to speak.”

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