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