Amidst a bevy of films released last year actor-producer Sohum Shah’s period horror film – Tumbbad clearly made a strong impact on the audience. The small budget film tip-toed into the theatres quietly but steadily emerged as a sleeper hit.
Sohum Shah’s Tumbbad has scored not one but eight nominations at one of the most prestigious annual awards ceremonies of the country and six nominations at another popular film awards – a big deal for a film of its kind.
While this visually dazzling fantasy horror film earned mentions in the ‘Best Film (critics)’, ‘Best Editing’, ‘Best Cinematography’, ‘Best Background Score’, ‘Best Costume’, ‘Best Production Design’, ‘Best Sound Design’ and ‘Best VFX’ categories at one awards, the film’s actor Sohum Shah has also got nominated for ‘Best Actor In Negative Role’ at another popular awards do. Tumbbad co-directors Rahi Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad have also got nominated for the ‘Best Debutant Director Award’ at the same award show. The film also received nominations in the following categories – ‘Best Editing’, ‘Best Cinematography’, ‘Best Production Design’, ‘Best Sound Design’ and ‘Best VFX’.
Speaking about Tumbbad scoring so many nominations, film’s producer and actor Sohum Shah said:
“I am thrilled that our film is getting appreciated and receiving so much recognition. It is hard earned and a proud moment for all of us.”
Many congratulations in advance to all.