Renowned filmmaker Deepa Mehta has won an award from the Toronto Film Critics Association.

“The director of the film ‘Beeba Boys’ ‘ is this year’s winner of the Clyde Gilmour Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association (Chris Young/Canadian Press),” the filmmaker revealed on her Twitter account.

The award recognises Canadian industry figures whose work has enriched the understanding and appreciation of film.

Mehta gets to pick a filmmaker to receive 50,000 dollars in work from Technicolor Creative Services.

Association president Brian D Johnson lauded her for a boundary-pushing career spanning 25 years.

Settled in Canada, Deepa Mehta is the writer-director of the Oscar-nominated “Water.”


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