Monali Thakur Wins the Best Actress Award
Monali Thakur is on cloud nine these days. She has shown her acting skills with her appreciable performance as a child prostitute in critically appreciated directro Nagesh Kukunoor’s film ‘Lakshmi’. Monali is also known for her singing skills and she proved her caliber with the song ‘Sanwaar loon’. She has been chosen for the best actress award at the recent Washington DC South Asian Film Festival.
Expressing her joy Monali said, “What can I say? It was a bolt from the blue. T thought the movie was forgotten, though the pain and suffering I went through in portraying the prostitute will remain with me forever. Now this awaited has strengthened my faith in my decision to pursue a double career as a singer and an actress.”
She has planned her life and says that she will continue both as an actor and a singer. When she did the film ‘Lakshmi’, speculations were made in the singing industry that she is going to quit singing.
But Monali says ambitiously “I want to be known as a good singer who can act”.