9-year-old Bengal actor wins Greece festival award for 'Dostojee'


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Actor Arif Shaikh, aged nine, has been named the best young actor in the 'Child's Performance' category at the 24th Olympia International Film Festival in Greece. Shaikh was honored for the Bengali feature film Dostojee (Two Friends), directed by Prasun Chatterjee. He plays the role of Safikul, the son of a brick kiln worker and a homemaker.