Three movies ‘Dhanda’, ‘Mokshya’ and ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ were awarded three different awards for Best Movie, Jury Award and Popular Film awards respectively. In addition to the best award, the movie ‘Dhanda’ was also awarded 4 more awards in different categories including best director and best actor award.
‘Dhanda’ writer Arpan Thapa was also awarded the Best Writer Award. Subarna Thapa won the Best Screenplay award for the script of ‘Soongava’. Deepak Raj Giri of ‘Chha Ekan Chha’ was awarded the Best Dialogue Award.
Award winning movies and their award titles are:
- Dhanda – Best Writer Award, Best Makeup, Best Actor Award, Best Film Award, Best Director Award
- Soongava – Best Script Award
- Chha Ekan Chha – Best Dialogue, Best Background Music, Best Co-Artist (Male), Popular Film
- Biteka Pal – Best dress, Best Actress Award
- Moun – Best Art Direction, Best New Director
- Visa Girl – Best Choreogrphy
- War – Best Action Direction
- Producer – Best Sound Mixing
- Badhshala – Best Cinematography,
- Nai Nabhannu La 2 – Best Lyrics, Best Child Artist, Best Co-Artist (Female)
- Rhythm – Best Music, Best Playback Singing (Male)
- Mokshya – Best Music Arranger, Jury Award
- Kohi Ta Chha – Best Actor in Negative Role
- Sanghuro – Best actor in Character Role, Best actress in Character Role
- Manjari – Best New Actor (Male)
- Madhumash – Best New Actor (Female)
Karishma Manandhar was awarded Evergreen Actress Award, Sambhujit Baskota a Great Musician, Nirmal Raj Poudel the Advertisement Guru. The consolation prize was awarded to Swotantra Pratap Shah, Popular Actress awarded was handed over to Namrata Shrestha, Popular actor award to Jiwan Luitel. Keki Adhikari won the Best Actress Award for her role in ‘Biteka Pal’.
In the ceremony late actor Shree Krishna Shrestha was remembered and various artists had danced on the songs Shree Krishna was featured in movies.
The next NEFTA award is scheduled to be held in 2015 in UK. The complete list of winners is:
The Evergreen Actress, Karishma Manandhar
Popular actress – Namrata Shrestha