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RI-Homeland and Ajeyo bags top awards at Film Northeast

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT


ITAGAR, Feb 22: Pradip Kurbah’s RI-Homeland scoped four major awards at the recently concluded Film North East, held at the Annexe Lawn of the IG Park, here.

The film fetched Kurbah the best director, Lionel Ferndes the best editor, Elejiva Shullau, the best actor in female role and Merlvin Mukhim, the best actor in negative role.

The best feature film was bagged by Jahnu Barua for Ajeyo. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakhs. Ajeyo also fetched the best cinematography award for Sumon Duarah and Best Actor for Rupam Chetia. The best actor award was shared by Saugat Malla of Sikkim for his role in Katha.

In the short film section, Tribeni Rai walked away with the best film with her “Memory of a Heart” while best documentary film was bagged by galand’s Kivini Shohe for her film “Oh My Soul”.

Suraj Kumar Duarah bagged the best debut feature with his film Orong. All of them were given cash prize of Rs 2 Lakhs.

Best Director in Short film category was bagged by Sophy Lasin and Sesino Youshu of galand for their film “Story of a House”. Parthajit Baruah got the best director (Documentary) for his film, “The Dhemaji Tragedy”.

The Jury Members of the Film, Northeast 2016 were acclaimed writer YD Thongchi, Nupur Astha, director of three Yashraj films, Anjali Joseph, British-born Indian author, Nicholas Kharkhongar, the director of Mantra, Sanjay Barnela, one of India’s noted environmental filmmakers, Chaitali Mukherjee, a senior tiol Geographic filmmaker, Gurmeet Sapal, a documentary film maker.

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