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Neena Gupta wins two awards at Indian International Film Festival of Boston

September 17, 2019 | 06:02 IST | CineBuzz |

Looks like actress Neena Gupta is in a great run, thanks to her movie choices. After winning accolades and hearts through ‘Badhai Ho’, the actress now has won the ‘Best Actress’ award at Boston’s Indian International Film Festival for her role in ‘The Last Color’.

The directorial debut of world-renowned chef Vikas Khanna, The Last Color deals with taboo surrounding widows in Vrindavan and Varanasi in India.

Talking about the role, Neena said: “I have always received roles of strong women from the beginning. The media had built my perception of being a strong woman because of my personal life. I wanted to play the damsel in distress, but I wasn’t given an opportunity to explore that kind of a character.”

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#Repost @vikaskhannagroup ・・・ Super proud of our big victory at #IIFFB2019, BOSTON tonight. Best Feature Film – The Last Color Best Actress – Neena Gupta Thank you all for your love and support. Chicago Premiere – 20th Sept @csaffestival – Opening Night Film. Washington D. C. Premiere – 22nd Sept @dcsaff – Closing Night Film. @neena_gupta @jitendra__siffcy @vishygo @thelastcolorfilm

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The film is now all set for its Chicago Premiere on September 20.
Neena will be next seen in “Panga” and “Sooryavanshi”.