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Assam’s Benjamin Daimary wins Best Actor Award at International Queer Film Festival

Assamese Actor Benjamin Daimary wins the Best Actor Award for his brilliant performance in ‘Fireflies’ at the 11th Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film festival.

The film shows the journey of a trans woman coming to terms with her identity, and for the brilliant performance, Benjamin Daimary has been honoured with the Best Actor in a lead role award at South Asia’s biggest queer film festival — 11th Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2020 — for his performance.

 

“Fireflies” a film by Prakash Deka is the first transgender based movie from Assam.