The 65th National Film Awards for Indian Cinema of 2017 have been announced earlier today.The awards will be distributed in early May this year. Given below is the list of winners-
National-Award winning director of Kadvi Hawa and I am Kalam, Nila Madhab Panda’s next ‘HALKAA’, which had its World Premiere at the prestigious 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal Film festival (FIFEM) won the top award ‘Grand Prix de Montreal’.
Earlier today in Thiruvananthapuram the 48th Kerala State Film Awards (for the year 2017) were announced by minister A.K.Balan. Films like Mahesh Narayan‘s Take Off, Lijo Jose Pellissery‘s yet to be released Ee.Ma.Yau, Rahul Riji Nair‘s Ottamuri Velicham & Ranjan Pramod‘s Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu were the major winners at the Kerala State Film Awards bestowed by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy.Continue reading “The 48th Kerala State Film Awards: Complete List of Winners”
The 8th edition of Jagran Film Festival will honour Shabana Azmi during the closing ceremony of the Mumbai edition on 24th September in the presence of the Indian Film Fraternity.Continue reading “Shabana Azmi to be honoured with “Icons of Indian Cinema” Award at the Closing Ceremony of 8th Jagran Film Festival”
Assamese film by writer-director Bidyut Kotoky, Xhoixobote Dhemalite(Rainbow Fields) won the Best Foreign Film Award in the Hollywood International Cinefest 2017 announced today .Continue reading “Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields), an Assamese Film by Bidyut Kotoky Wins The Best Foreign Film Award at Hollywood International Cinefest 2017”
National Award Winner Bidyut Kotoky’s film in Assamese language, Xhoihobote Dhemalite.. (Rainbow Fields) is one of the five films competing for the best foreign-feature film award in Hollywood International Cinefest’s line up for its 2017 festival edition.Continue reading “Hollywood International Cinefest announces its lineup for 2017; Assamese film Xhoihobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) is part of the official selection”
THE BLACK PRINCE, an historical drama based upon the true story of Maharajah Duleep Singh, the boy who became king of Punjab shortly before it was annexed to the British empire, was awarded the Special Jury Remi Award today at the 50th annual WorldFest International Film Festival in Houston. The event’s Gold Remi was also awarded to the film’s Natalie O’Connor for achievement in Art Direction. Continue reading “The Black Prince, True Story of The Last Maharajah of Punjab, Wins Special Prize at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival”
Produced by Manish Mundra and directed by Amit V Masurkar, Newton has won the Jury Prize for the Best Film at the 41st Hong Kong Film Festival 2017. The film had its Asia Premiere at the festival where it was screened in the Young Cinema Competition category.
The jury awarded the film “For the intelligent and human presentation of a political situation in a country. The film balances the humour, disillusion and – against all odds – a steadfast belief in the meaning of democracy”
Thrilled with the audience and jury response to his film, Director Amit V Masurkar says, “We are delighted to win the Jury Prize at the 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival! It’s one of the oldest and most prestigious film festivals in Asia and will help us get an audience in that part of the world”. Newton is Amit V Masurkar’s second film after the sleeper hit, Sulemani Keeda in 2014. Continue reading “Newton Wins Jury Prize For Best Film At The 41st Hong Kong Film Festival”
The 64th National Film Awards for Indian Cinema of 2016 has just been announced a short while ago. The awards will be distributed in early May this year. Given below is the list of winners-