Director Neeraj Ghaywan, whose debut film 'Masaan' created waves all over the world, feels the script of our movies are improving now.
The 36-year-old filmmaker said the recognition he bagged after the Indo-French co-production encourages him further to contribute to the growth of independent cinema with minimal resources.
The Richa Chadha-starrer has now been nominated in the best debut director category in TOIFA 2016, scheduled to take place in Dubai on March 18th.
"The TOIFA nomination is a healthy sign. It shows how films are being perceived in the current milieu," Ghaywan said in a statement.
"Even collectively, storylines of movies are improving in our industry. Credence is being given to films that may not be juggernauts, but have a soul," the director, who gave up a corporate job to pursue his passion of filmmaking, added.
"Masaan", also starring Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Vineet Kumar, Shweta Tripathi and Pankaj Thripathi among others, has three stories which are interwoven.