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Mahek is an award winning Indian children's film by writer-director Kranti Kanade. It's about 11-yr old dreamer Mahek who wants to be the best at everything, but is unsure of how to achieve her goals. Produced by the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI), it premiered at the BFI London Film Festival to affectionate reviews. Invited to over twenty International film festivals including Chicago, Munich, Toronto, St Louis and Cleveland, it won awards in Hollywood and Houston. It was Best Children's film nominee at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia and was shown as part of "Modern India" studies syllabus at the Otterbein University. Legendary artist and cartoonist Mario Miranda did the illustrations for the film. The crew was FTII alumnus who subsequently did notable work. Mrinal Desai, the DOP, was the second unit director of photography on ' Slumdog Millionaire' and later shot universally acclaimed film ' Court'. Editor Suchitra Sathe and Sound designer Anmol Bhave worked on National Award winning films.