Pakistani feature film, Lamha (also known as Seedlings) won the Best Feature Film Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival – where it was the only Pakistani film screened. The award was presented by the Indian Ambassador in Washington, Nirupama Rao, to Producer Meher Jaffri.
Jaffri, who is also an actor, also spoke during a panel discussion on independent cinema in Pakistan and India at the festival. Previously, Lamha has also won two awards at the New York City International Film Festival – the Best Feature Film (Audience Choice) and Best Actress in a Lead Role, which went to Aamina Sheikh. Dawn