FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     11 Dec 2018 10:57:58      انڈین آواز
Ad

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa)

49th International Film FestivalIndian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with Malayalam film “Ee Maa Yau” getting the best director’s Silver Peacock for its maker Lijo Jose Pellissery and lead Chemban Vinod getting the Silver Peacock for Best Actor.

Another Indian film that won big was Praveen Morchhale’s “Walking with the Wind”, which got the ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award instituted by the International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication, Paris and UNESCO. “Los Silencios”, a Portugal-Spain coproduction directed by Beatriz Seigner received the special mention in this category.

The most coveted Golden Peacock award of IFFI went to Serget Loznitsa’s scathing Ukrainian conflict drama “Donbass”, while the Silver Peacock for best actor (female) went to Anastasiia Pustovit for “When the Trees Fall”.

Powerful Filipino film “Respeto” by Alberto Montreal, which uses Rap music to send a powerful socio-political message, got the prestigious Centenary Award for Best Debut Film of a Director.

Among other winners were Dominique Fishback and Tatum Marilyn Hall bagged Special Mention (Acting) for “Night Comes On”, and “Aga”, directed by Milko Lazarov, which got a special jury award, and “Volcano” and “To-Let” received special mentions.

The ceremony also saw veteran screenwriter Salim Khan – of the legendary Salim-Javed duo, getting honoured for his lifetime contribution to Indian cinema.

“I want to thank IFFI, Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India for honouring me with Indian Personality for Lifetime Contribution to Indian cinema. I dedicate this award to Indore, my birthplace and Mumbai my workplace, the film industry which has given me everything,” said Khan in a message read out by his son Arbaaz Khan who received the award on his behalf.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad

SPORTS

England oust New Zealand 2-0 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Scoring once in each half, England ousted New Zealand 2-0 in the ...

Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Timothee Clement’s opportunistic goal lowest ranked F ...

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

  Adelaide India beat Australia by 31 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match s ...

Ad

MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart