Actor Swara Bhaskar and Divya Dutta Starrer Sheer Qorma will have its German Premiere at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart, now it’s been confirmed that the film is also nominated under Best Film and German Star Of India Awards.
The film also stars Shabana Azmi in lead role, helmed by Faraz Arif Ansari, is a love story between two queer women.
Actor Swara Bhaskar took to social media profile and shared the news. She wrote, “HUGE!!! #sheerqorma will have its German Premiere at the prestigious @iff.stuttgart! Elated to share that we are also nominated for the Best Film Award & German Star of India Award…Grateful to the entire team at Indisches Filmfestival Stuttgart! #IFFStuttgart A film by @farazarifansari Produced by @marijkedesouza Starring @azmishabana18 @divyadutta25 @reallyswara @kalyanee_mulay @priyasometimes @jitin0804 Winner, Grand Jury, @gasparillafilm Opening Film, @tiqmf World Premiere, @framelinefest #LGBT #LGBTQ #LGBTQIA #Queer #Gay #InstaGay #InstaQueer #NonBinary #GenderFluid #Pride #Rainbow #GayPride #LoveWins #LoveisLove #SheerQorma #Pride #Stuttgart #Germany”
Official Selection at the lovely Over-The-Rhine International Film Festival ✨@OTRFilmFest
— Faraz Arif Ansari (@futterwackening) June 23, 2021
The film is billed as a heart-rending narrative of the longing for love and acceptance, felt by queer children in their parental homes that play out through delicate story-telling, told through characters of courageous queer women of colour.