Cast of All We Imagine As Light honoured by Kerala Government for Cannes win

Directed by Payal Kapadia, the film won the prestigious Grand Prix award at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival 2024
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan with the cast of All We Imagine As Light
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan with the cast of All We Imagine As Light

On Thursday, the Kerala government, headed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, honoured actors Kanu Kusruti, Divya Prabha, Hridhu Haroon, and Aziz Nedumangad, who were part of the principal cast of All We Imagine As Light. Directed by Payal Kapadia, the film won the prestigious Grand Prix award at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival 2024. Also, it was the first Indian film in 30 years to feature in Cannes' main competition section.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shared a photo with the cast on social media and captioned it, "Honoured the four Malayali actors Kani Kusruti, Divya Prabha, Azees Nedumangad & Hridhu Haroon who played main roles in the Grand Prix-winning film ‘All We Imagine as Light’ at @Festival_Cannes. Also, congratulated others who made Indian cinema proud at Cannes. In the wake of the Kuwait tragedy, the ceremony was held without any festivities. Wishing all the artists greater success in future."

All We Imagine As Light follows the lives of two nurses from Kerala, played by Kani and Divya, who are both colleagues and roommates. Each grapples with their struggles, but their lives take a transformative turn when they embark on a trip to a coastal town

Meanwhile, the Kerala government also honoured the acclaimed cinematographer Santosh Sivan, who was awarded the prestigious Pierre Angenieux ExcelLens in Cinematography accolade.

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