Payal Kapadia's 'All We Imagine as Light' wins Grand Prix award at Cannes 2024

Indian filmmaker Payal Kapadia won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival for 'All We Imagine as Light', making her the first Indian female director to achieve this feat. Her film, a Malayalam-Hindi feature, explores themes of friendship and solidarity among women. The film received an eight-minute standing ovation and critical acclaim.

Payal Kapadia

Payal Kapadia on Saturday scripted history by becoming the first Indian filmmaker to win the Grand Prix award at the Cannes Film Festival for her film "All We Imagine as Light".

The film bagged the award, the second-most prestigious prize of the festival after the Palme d'Or, which went to American director Sean Baker for “Anora".