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Cake the film has been winning over the audience and critics not only in Pakistan, but all around the globe as well. It has now bagged the Best Feature Film Award at the 8th Annual South Asian Film Festival in Montreal (SAFFM 2018).

The festival screens a diverse mix of films created by filmmakers of South Asian origin from around the world. It aims to showcase work of high artistic merit, presented through the medium of short and feature films, both documentary and fiction.


Asim Abbasi’s Cake starring Sanam Saeed, Aamina Sheikh, and Adnan Malik in key roles became the number one choice for The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards as well.

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Earlier in March this year, Asim also received the Best Director award at the UK Asian Film Festival London.