Samit Kakkad’s ‘Half Ticket’ bags the coveted ‘Ecumenical Jury Award’

Indian filmmaker Samit Kakkad’s “Half Ticket” wins the prestigious ‘Ecumenical Jury Award’ Among the only few Indian filmmakers to win this coveted international award Indian filmmakers such as Mira Nair (1988), Awtar Kaul (1974) and Rabindra Dharmaraj (1981) among the only others to have won this award International filmmakers such as Andrei Tarkovsky, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Samira Makhmalbaf,…

“Kaakka Muttai” Gets an Official Marathi Remake in the form of Samit Kakkad’s “Half Ticket”

Last year saw some really interesting films across India being made by debutant directors and M.Manikandan‘s Kaakka Muttai in Tamil certainly is one of the important films in that list. Winner of 2 National Awards and popular in the festival circuit as well, the film produced by Dhanush and Vetrimaaran also went on to do…