HOWRAGHAT: The 1st Karbi Film Award organized by Karbi Artistes’ Forum was held at the prestigious Diphu Farmers’ Growth Centre on January 20 where Rahi and Bajirong won most of the awards in various categories.
Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council’s young and dynamic leader Richard Tokbi, who also holds the post of Forest Board chairman, graced the sparkling event as chief guest along with celebrated singer Semson Ingti, Queen Hazarika and national award-winning actor Romon Rongpi.
Rahi won the Best Feature Film of the year award while the Best Director Award went to Bipul Terang for Bajirong. Both awards for the best leading role (male and female) went to Bipul Terang and Urmila Engtipi for the film Nekanghon. Altogether 29 awards in different categories were given away at the Karbi film award ceremony organized by Karbi Artistes’ Forum.