The Kamal Khan directed “Laal Kabootar”, after a successful run in Pakistan, is now wooing international audiences. The film is making rounds at different film festivals and has won quite a few accolades. First Ahmed Ali Akbar won the ‘Best Actor Award’ at the DC Washington South Asian film festival and later the film won the Archana Soy audience award for ‘Best Feature Film’ at the Tasveer International South Asian film festival in Seattle.
Now, it has won the ‘Best Feature Film’ award at the Vancouver International South Asian film festival. There were eleven films that competed in that category and Pakistan had its representation in the form of not one but two feature films; “Laal Kabootar” and “Baaji”. It’s heartening to see Pakistani films competing not only in their home ground but also at international film festivals and bringing trophies and recognition to the country.