'Bombay Summer' wins NYC Indian fest awards


The Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council, New York City's Indian film festival, which wrapped Sunday night, presented its best film award to Joseph Mathew-Varghese's "Bombay Summer."

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's "The Endless Wait" (Antaheen) served as the closing night film.

The 2009 MIAAC Award Winners are:

Short Film Award: "Good Night," directed by Geetika Narang
Documentary Film Award: "The Salt Stories," directed  by Lalit Vachani
Actor Award: Aasif Mandvi for "Today's Special"
Actress Award: Tannishtha Chatterjee for "Bombay Summer"
Screenplay Award: "Two Paise for Sunshine, Four Annas for Rain," by Deepti Naval
Director Award: Joseph Mathew-Varghese for "Bombay Summer."
Best Film Award: "Bombay Summer"