‘Kabbadi’ bags National AwardsNepali feature film, Kabaddi, has been bestowed with the National Film awards as the best film of the year.
President Ram Baran Yadav distributed awards to filmmakers in eight different categories during the award ceremony organised at the president’s office, Shital Niwas, on Tuesday.
Similarly, writers Ram Babu Gurung and Upendra Subba were awarded best writers for the same film that has actors Dayahang Rai, Nischal Basnet and Rishma Gurung in the lead roles.
Likewise, Dayahang Rai was awarded the best actor (male) for his role in ‘Sambodhan’.
For the category of best actor (female), Richa Sharma and Sangam Bista were awarded, for their roles in ‘Talakjung versus Tulke’ and ‘Love You Baba’ respectively.
Meanwhile, Nischal Basnet was chosen as the best director for ‘Talakjung versus Tulke’.
Another Nepali feature film, Jhingrana, took home the awards for best cinematography and editing. Shailendra Dhoj Karki, who was the Director of Photography, was named the best cinematographer and Editor Nimesh Shrestha bagged the award for the outstanding work in editing.
Likewise, during the ceremony, actor Nir Shah was felicitated with Dirga Sadhana Samman.
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