Short film “Main Tamanna” nominated at IFEFA
Award winning short film Main Tamanna has been nominated in the Short Film Category at International Film & Entertainment Festival Australia. Celebrities like Bipasha Basu, Zarine Khan, Neha Sharma, Aftab Shivdasani, Asha Sachdev, Prakash Raj, Esha Gupta and Vipin Sharma will walk the red carpet in Sydney. The week-long event will be held between 7th November to 16th November, 2014.
Actor, writer and producer Aakankshaa Nimonkar’s production house Art & Soul Entertainment sends out a strong message about child sexual abuse. The film has already received over 3 lakh views on YouTube, 25 lakh views on Matine Masala and has been awarded by the Bangalore Film Festival and TOIFA. It has been screened at Film Festivals in India and abroad, winning applauds all over because of its honesty towards the subject.
Aakankshaa Nimonkar Quoted “Main Tamanna is a story with which I am deeply attached. It’s a true story of a girl struggling, suffering both mentally and physically.. When I personally encountered the real story of the girl .. I got angry n used all the possible creativity n vision to make this film happen.. Today each applaud gives me a feeling of doing my bit to fight against child abuse . I want every girl to watch it n acquire strength to fight against all odds happening in the society.”
Apart from her films that give a message, she also provides financial support to women in need. Aakanksha is a certified tarot card reader, with a clientele that includes several top businessmen, actors and other professionals. Everything that she earns from her tarot practice, she gives away to charitable causes that support women. Aakanksha, with her initiatives, proves that inspiration can be given in many ways and when it comes to making a contribution, there’s something that each one of us can do.