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A 15-year-old school student won BAFTA global film competition.

baftaNew Delhi: A 15-year-old school student from the national capital has wins the top prize of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation for his short film which explores the social pressures that youth of today face daily.

On November 26, Mudit Muraka from Apeejay School, attended a red carpet event at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London and got the trophy from Blair, former British PM and head of the foundation.

Mudit wins the ‘Face to Faith schools category’ for his film ‘The Mirror’. Filmmakers aged between 14-27 years were enquiring to produce 3 minute films which answer the brief ‘Let me show you how my faith inspires me’.

Two other Indian films that are Ishita Gupta’s film ‘Connecting Cultures’ and Sujit Roy’s ‘Unsighted Faith’ were also shortlisted and made it to the final 15.

The competition was judged by Blair, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman and Jet Li.


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