Vikas Khanna named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC)
Michelin-star chef and filmmaker Vikas Khanna has been named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) at the Consulate General of India in New York City. The IAAC will organise the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF -2019) that will showcase 30 Indian feature-length films, including three documentaries. It will also bring to the audience of New York 30 shorts and 19 regional films, including Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Tamil, Malyalam cinema. The fest is the North America’s longest-running and most prestigious Indian film festival from May 7 to 12. It will also showcase the celebrity chef’s film ‘The Last Color’ and Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer ‘Photograph’. Khanna’s ‘The Last has won rave reviews at various international film festivals for its lead actress Neena Gupta, who plays a widow living a life of abstinence and isolation in the ancient Indian city of Banaras.
Topics: Cinema of India • Films • Indian culture • Indian films • Indo-American Arts Council • Nawazuddin Siddiqui • Neena • New York Indian Film Festival • Shorts • The Last Color • Vikas • Vikas Khanna