‘Naanera’ bags ‘Golden Kailasha’ award in Ajanta-Ellora film festival

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A Rajasthani film "Nanera" directed by Dipankar Prakash was awarded the 'Golden Kailasha' award for the best film at the Ajanta-Ellora Film Festival.

An overview of the news

  • The Rajasthani film Nanera (Nanaji's house) revolves around the main character Manish.

  • After the death of Manish's father, his maternal uncle starts taking decisions about his life.

  • The life of Manish, the main character of the story, takes a new turn when he falls in love with his cousin. Because of this, his family finds themselves in trouble.

  • 'Nanera' has also received the award for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing.

  • The award was announced by N Vidyashankar, jury member of FIPRESCI (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique The International Federation of Film Critics) India. 

  • Under the award for the best film, 'Nanera' was given a trophy and a cash prize of one lakh rupees. 

  • The eighth edition of the film festival was organised in Aurangabad from 11 to 15 January.

  • Apart from this, Akshata Pandavapura of Kannada film 'Koli Isru' (Chicken Curry) won the Best Child Artist and Best Actress award.

  • The film revolves around a young mother in a village who must somehow fulfill her daughter's desire to eat chicken curry.

  • Jeetu Kamal was awarded the best actor award for the Bengali film 'Aparajito' at the film festival.

  • 55 films were screened in this five-day film festival.

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