"Maya- the lost Mother," a film by Masud Pathik, has received two awards in the "Indus Valley International Film Festival" (IVIFF.) The festival ran from August 1 to 9 in Delhi.
The film received award in the feature film category. National Award-winning director Masud Pathik received the award for the "Jury Mention Director" while the film was awarded "Jury Mention Award."
"Maya- the lost Mother" was released in December 2019 and the film portrayed the life of a woman who survived the horrors of sexual violence during the war of 1971.
The film is influenced by Shahabuddin Ahmed's painting titled 'Woman' and Kamal Chowdhury's poem Juddho Shishu (war baby). The film features Indian film actress Mumtaz Sorcar and other prominent actors Pran Roy, Jyotika Jyoti and Debashish Kaiser in lead roles.