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Our frequent viewers will remember Sonal’s visit of IndoGerman Filmweek in 2019, when she presented the film „Lihaaf“ (The Quilt). Sonal played the lead character in „Lihaaf“. Now Sonal Sehgal is back in the festival circuit with „Manny“ a film which she produced and acted in – again as the lead character.
Indo-latvian sci-fi thriller ‘Manny’, directed by Dace Puce and written and produced by Sonal Sehgal (India) swept the awards at the very prestigious Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival which took place one month ago.The film is produced by Kristele Pudane and Marana Productions (Latvia).
According to Festival director Troy Bernier, ‘Manny’ had the maximum number of nominations and the highest number of awards won by any film. The festival had 120 films in competition from 30 countries!
The film won ‘Best Sci-Fi Picture Runner Up’, Best Cinematography Award given to Gatis Grinbergs, Best Background Score won by Naresh Kamath and Best Supporting Actor won by Tony Hawkins.