Interview | Canadian-Indian Film-maker Mukesh Asopa right after winning an award for The Taste Of Relation in 2010 Las Vegas IFF

Mukesh Asopa receiving an award for THE TASTE OF RELATION at 2010 Las Vegas International Film Festival | Washington Bangla Radio exclusive

Washington Bangla Radio caught up with acclaimed Canadian-Indian film-maker Mukesh Asopa just after he received an award for his film THE TASTE OF RELATION (2009) at the 2010 Las Vegas International Film Festival. Click on the PLAY button in the player below to listen to the interview online.

As you know, Washington Bangla Radio has published an in-depth and intimate audio interview of Mukesh Asopa which you can listen to online from this post.

MUKESH ASOPAMukesh Asopa is a young, smart and internationally acclaimed film-maker from Toronto, Canada. Mukesh has made two films so far - Aisha and Rahul (2009) and The Taste Of Relation (2010). Both films have received international acclaim and numerous awards at a multitude of film festivals across the world. The films are, fortunately, available on DVD online in North America (USA and CANADA) via Washington Bangla Radio affiliate DVD store.

The Taste of Relation has received a remarkable number of awards and international recognition, including

  • Rising Star Award- Canada International Film Festival-2010 (Vancouver)
  • Vista India-Global Cinema Festival-2009 (India)
  • Official Selection-Jaipur International Film festival-2010 (India)
  • Golden Palm Award-2010 -Mexico International Film Festival
  • Official Finalist Award-2010-Las Vegas Film Festival
  • Golden Aphrodite Award-Cyprus International Film Festival-2010
  • Van Gogh Award-2010-Amsterdam Film Festival-2010
  • Official Selection-Woshougal International Film Festival-2010-Washington

Mukesh's first film, AISHA AND RAHUL (2008), also won a bunch of awards in 2009 International Film Festivals, including  Maple Leaf Award-Canada International Film Festival-Vancouver, Golden Palm Award-Mexico and Golden Ace Award-Las vegas.

Mukesh Asopa receiving an award for THE TASTE OF RELATION at 2010 Las Vegas International Film Festival | Washington Bangla Radio exclusive from Las Vegas

Listen to Mukesh Asopa talk to exclusively live from Las Vegas with Arijit Chakrabarty of Washington Bangla Radio about his feelings on receiving the award and also news about future projects that Mukesh may undertake with people he meets at these world-class film festivals.