Kalki Koechlin's 'Margarita With A Straw' received several accolades and awards at various film festivals. After bagging the Best Feature Film Award at the recently concluded Washington, DC International Film Festival, the movie has added yet another feather to its hat.
Kalki Koechlin has bagged the Best Actress Award at New York Indian Film Festival.
For her role, she had attended a lot of workshops to get into the skin of her character. The film has been inspired by the real life story of director Shonali Bose's cousin, Malini Chib who too suffers from cerebral palsy.
Directed by Shonali Bose, 'Margarita With A Straw' is a tale of a rebellious young woman, Laila with cerebral palsy (Kalki Koechlin) who goes to New York for pursuing her studies. There, she unexpectedly falls in love and embarks on a self-discovery journey.