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.
We are super thrilled to announce the#KASHISH2020Virtual AWARD WINNERS:
"Best Performance in a Lead Role" – Benjamin Daimary
FIREFLIES (Jonaki Porua) (India) pic.twitter.com/4t2OF2yC5e
— KASHISHQueerFilmFest (@KashishMIQFF) July 31, 2020
“Fireflies” a film by Prakash Deka is the first transgender based movie from Assam.