LAIK Pyar San Eain, also known as ‘The Only Mom’, won 6 out of 10 category awards for Myanmar at the ASIAN Academy Creative Awards 2019 held in Singapore.
Produced by Brave Empire Entertainment and directed by Thai director Chartchai Ketnust, the story explores the love between parent and child and includes the talents of Naing Naing, Daung, Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi, child actor Su Yadana, Pyae Pyae, Aung Khant Paing, and Thuta.
Producer U Soe Hlaing praised the director for achieving the high quality of the film and was thrilled when the movie won more awards than he anticipated.
The film will go on to represent Myanmar at the Gala Finals on 5th and 6th December in Singapore.
Actor Daung said the unique lyrics and melody of a Myanmar nursery rhyme in the film was one of the reasons it garnered awards.
Actress Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi said she is delighted local films are making a place for themselves on the global stage and wished for similar films to come in the future.
Child actress Pyae Pyae said she has many fond memories acting in the film and recalls her hardest parts were during the scenes where she was possessed.
Among the awards the film received include Best Direction (Fiction) for the director, best lead actress for Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi and best supporting actress for Pyae Pyae.