Mumbai: Actress Mrunal Thakur will be honoured with the esteemed Diversity in Cinema Award at the upcoming Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. This prestigious award acknowledges her exceptional performances in various roles and languages within the realm of Indian cinema.
Expressing her gratitude, Mrunal stated, “I am deeply honoured and humbled to receive the Diversity in Cinema Award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. This recognition reinforces my belief in the universal power of storytelling that transcends language and culture.”
“As an artist, I’ve always aimed to explore a wide spectrum of characters, and this award motivates me to continue pushing boundaries and embracing roles that challenge and inspire me. I am thankful for the opportunities I’ve had and eagerly look forward to the future in this incredible cinematic journey,” she added.
The Diversity in Cinema Award will be bestowed upon Mrunal during the festival’s highly anticipated annual gala award night, which is scheduled for August 11. This recognition comes as she celebrates a significant milestone in her career – one year of successful ventures in South Indian cinema.
From her impactful portrayal of Sonia in ‘Love Sonia’ to her captivating performance as Sita Mahalakshmi in her debut Telugu film, Mrunal has effortlessly crossed linguistic boundaries and made a lasting impression. Her cinematic journey has transcended language barriers, with notable contributions to Hindi, Telugu, and Marathi cinema. Additionally, she has garnered acclaim for her work in special OTT projects such as “Ghost Stories” and “Lust Stories 2.”
Mrunal’s remarkable rise in the southern film industry has seen her share screen space with Dulquer Salmaan. Her impressive journey continues with a slew of exciting projects in the pipeline, including collaborations with prominent names like Nani and Vijay Deverakonda, solidifying her position as one of the leading actresses in South Indian cinema.
The 14th edition of IFFM will take place between August 11 and 20, providing a platform to celebrate the diversity and excellence of Indian cinema.