Nepali movie industry became richer by two more film awards in this weekend. One was held in India and another in the USA. Like all other awards, the award ceremonies were equally controversial. It’s not only the artists uninterested in the film awards, now the media hasn’t given the importance to the award ceremonies.The INAS Film Award 2016 was held in Gantok, Sikkim on Wednesday November 9, 2016. The chief guests in the award ceremony were the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Manisha Koirala, Rajesh Hamal, and Karishma Manandahr.
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Some highlights of INAS Film Award 2016
- ‘Classic’ got 6 awards – Best Actor Aryan Sigdel, Best Actress Namrata Shrestha, director Dinesh Raut won the Jury Award, Surendra Poudel won the Best Editor award, Playback singer Yubaraj Chaulagain and the best lyricist was Krishna Hari Baral from ‘Classic’
- Best Director was of ‘Pashupati Prasad’, Dipendra K Khanal. The best script award went to Khagendra Lamichhane, and Bipin Karki was best actor in Negative Role.
- ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’ was nominated in 6 categories including the Best Movie award but, didn’t win any awards.
- ‘Woda Nuber 6’ won 3 awards – all of them for its song ‘Surke Thaili ‘. The choreographer Shankar BC, singer Anju Pant and musician Rajan Raj Siwakoti won the awards for the song. Siwakoti won Popular choice Award.
- Rajesh Hamal – The tallest actor
- Manisha Koirala – Courageous actress
- Karishma Manandhar – Evergreen Actress
- A total of 20 awards were distributed in the award ceremony held in Sikkim, India.