Kabaddi wins NFDC Film Awards (full list of winners)

Aryan and Priyanka become the best actors

The 3rd edition of NFDC Film Award ceremony was held in Kathmandu on September 12 at Hotel Hayat in Boudha. TIn the ceremony ‘Kabaddi’ was awarded the best movie of the year 2071. Actor Aryan Sigdel was awarded the best actor for his role in ‘November Rain’ and actress Priyanka Karki was awarded the Best actress for her role in ‘Suntali’.

[Watch ‘Kabaddi’ here and watch ‘November Rain’ here. ]

priyanka Karki nfdc award

The best director award was handed over to the director of ‘Kabaddi’, Ram Babu Gurung. The full list of winners is as follows:

  • Best Movie – Kabaddi
  • Best Director – Ram Babu Gurung (Kabaddi)
  • Best Actor in lead role – Aryan Sigdel (November Rain)
  • Best Actress in lead role – Priyanka Karki (Suntali)
  • Best Supporting Actor – Anup Bikram Shahi (Hasiya)
  • Best New Actor (Male) – Sanjog Koirala (Utsav)
  • Best New Actor (Female) – Ashma DC (Aavash)
  • Best Script – Chetan Gurung (November Rain)
  • Best Cinematography – Shailendra Dhoj Karki (Jerryy)
  • Best Editing – Surendra Poudel (Aavash)
  • Best Action – Tarakumar Upreti (Hasiya)
  • Best Music – Taraprakash Limbu (November Rain)
  • Best Choreography – Kabiraj Gahatraj (Hawaldar Suntali)
  • Best Backgroun Music – Ramji Lamichhana (Tathastu)
  • Best Sound – Uttam Neupane (Mukhauta)
  • Kusume Ruma Commercial Success – Kohinoor
  • MaHa Jury Award – Sudeep Singh Bhusal (Mala)
  • Puskar Film Journalism Award – Bijaya Ratna Tuladhar

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Nepali actor in Hollywood wins Best Leading Actor award

Nepali actor in Hollywood, Jaswant Dev Shrestha, has won the Best Leading Actor award in the Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was awarded to Shrestha for his role in the short film, ‘The Treason’. In addition to the best actor award he was also awarded Award of Merit for script writing.

jashwant dev shrestha awards

Those were awards in addition to a number of awards other film festivals including:

  • Winner of Best Actor in Leading Role in Blissfest333 Film Featival 2014, Denver, Colorado
  • Winner of Best Audience Award in Blissfest333 Film Featival 2014, Denver, Colorado
  • Winner of Best Audience Award in New York International Independent Film festival, 2013

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