Nainita Desai on her BAFTA Breakthrough Brit accolade


WORKING hard, having faith in yourself and incredible passion –these are qualities Nainita Desai believes aspiring music composers, especially women, will need if the want to make it in the industry. It’s advice worth taking. Desai was recently named one of this year’s “Breakthrough Brits” by BAFTA. The award, which was launched with Burberry three years ago, celebrates emerging creative talents in the film and television industry, and award winners receive a year-long mentoring programme. “I am shocked, humbled and honoured to be a BAFTA breakthrough honoree,” Desai told Eastern Eye. “Being a woman – the only Asian female composer…

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