Nagarkirtan: wins Best Feature Film award at SAARC film festival

Director Kaushik Ganguly’s Bengali outing Nagarkirtan, has won big at prestigious 2019’s SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) film festival, bagging 4 awards in total, including Best Feature Film.

Key Highlights

Nagarkirtan, a love story of a transwoman and flautist, stars Riddhi Sen and Ritwik Chakraborty.

It is a critically acclaimed movie that swept many National Awards in 2018.

‘Nagarkirtan’ was honoured with Best Feature Film, Best Original Score awards, Best Director and Best Actor.

About SAARC Film Festival

It is held by SAARC Cultural Centre.

This year is 9th edition of SAARC film fest. It took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

SAARC Film Festival has built a reputation as being very important platform and focal point for promoting and celebrating some of the best films from SAARC Region.

SAARC Film Festival 2019

It will focus on films created in South Asia and first screened after 1 May 2017.

Two other Indian films won awards at 2019 edition of fest.

Best Short Film’ awardNa Bole Wo Haram, a 20-minute film by debutant director Nitish Patan

Special Jury Award for Direction and StoryWalking With the Wind, by Praveen Morchhale



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