Indian film Koozhangal wins best film award at Dhaka International Film Festival

The film was earlier screened at the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam held in Netherlands last year, where it received the Tiger Award at the festival.

NewsBharati    25-Jan-2022 13:25:09 PM
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Dhaka, January 25: P S Vinothraj directed film Koozhangal from India, has won the best film award in the Asian Film Competition section at the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival. Moreover, 4 more Indian entries were also included, amongst 17 awards given away for the films during concluding session.

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The best actor award was given to Jayasurya for Ranjith Sankar-directed film Sunny. The Best Script Writer Award went to Indranil Roychowdhury and Sugata Sinha for Indranil Roychowdhury-directed India-Bangladesh film Mayar Jonjal.
The special audience award was given to Aimee Baruah Directed film Semkhor. Best Actor Award was given to Jayasurya for Ranjith Sankar-directed film, Sunny. Sujit Bidari directed film Aina Jhyal Ko Putali from Nepal, got the best director award.

The best feature film award was given to Maryam Bahrololumi-directed film Shahrbanoo (Lady from the City) from Iran, in the Women film maker’s section.
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Information and Broadcasting Minister of Bangladesh, Hasan Mahmud, gave away the awards as Chief Guest during the concluding session organized at the National Museum auditorium in Dhaka. The 9-day long festival featured 225 films drawn from 70 countries.