Team Thappad is over the moon right now, after the Anubhav Sinha directorial venture bagged two nominations at the prestigious Asian Film Awards 2020.Thappad, that stars Taapsee Pannu in the lead, has been nominated in the Best Film and in the Best Editing categories at the 14th Asian Film Awards.
And The Movie Thappad is indeed in very good company.In the Best Film category, Thappad is nominated alongside Listen to the Universe by Kei Ishikawa, So Long, My Son by Wang Xiaoshuai, A Sun by Chung Mong-hong, There is No Evil by Mohammad Rasoulof, and the Oscar-winning Parasite by Bong Joon Ho.
For Best Editing, Yasha Ramchandani for Thappad will be competing with Zhang Yibo for Better Days, Yang Jin-mo for Parasite, Lee Chatametikool for So Long, My Son, Lai HsiuHsiung for A-Sun.
Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for Anubhav Sinha on Twitter.
Reema Kagti wrote, “Congratulations Wishing you the very best with this (sic),” while Dolly Kitty Aur Woh CHamakte Sitare-director Alankrita Shrivastava tweeted, “Awesome awesome! Congratulations @anubhavsinha @taapsee and the whole #Thappad team! So well deserved it.