The SAARC Film Festival is held by SAARC Cultural Center. This year is the ninth version of SAARC film fest. It occurred in Colombo, Sri Lanka. SAARC Film Festival has build notoriety for being in effect significant stage and point of convergence for advancing and commending the absolute best movies from SAARC Region.
It usually focuses on movies made in South Asia and first screened after 1 May 2017. Two other Indian movies won awards at 2019 edition of the fest. In any case, Indian entries packed away six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie Nagarkirtan at the ninth SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo.
In a progression of tweets, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar praised the entire cast and group of the Bengali movie for which Kaushik Ganguly got Best Director Award.
Riddhi Sen won the best entertainer award for the movie while Prabuddha Bannerjee was awarded the Best Original Score at the film Festival.
Filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly’s Bengali film Nagarkirtan, has won enormous at lofty 2019’s SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) film festival, packing 4 awards altogether, including Best Feature Film.
However, Nagarkirtan, a romantic tale of a transwoman and flute player, stars Riddhi Sen and Ritwik Chakraborty. It is a widely praised movie that achieved numerous National Awards in 2018. ‘Nagarkirtan’ was regarded with Best Feature Film, Best Original Score grants, Best Director and Best Actor.
In social media on Wednesday, Riddhi Sen, who won the Best Actor award at the fest, stated, “Another BIG success for Nagarkirtan. Nagarkirtan wins four awards at the gigantically renowned SAARC (South Asian film celebration of The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
“Humbled, thank you SAARC or more all to my director Kaushik Ganguly. No measure of ‘Thank You’ is sufficient for you,” he stated, tagging the director.
Two other Indian movies have won honors at the fest. ‘Na Bole Wo Haram’, a 20-minute movie by debutant executive Nitish Patankar, packed away the ‘Best Short Film’ award.
On the other hand, ‘Strolling with the Wind’ by Praveen Morchhale got the Special Jury Award for relevance and story.
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