NEFTA Awards – winners (full list, video)

BesLike previous years the Nepali film awards by the association of Nepali film technicians, NEFTA, was held in foreign soil. This year’s award ceremony was held in Qatar. In the ceremony held among 8,000 audience award on various categories were handed over to the winners. Winning 5 different awards, ‘Talakjung Vs. Tulke’ became the best movie this year.

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Watch award winning movies:

  • Watch ‘Kabaddi’ – ‘Kabaddi’ won award for being best movie by the jury and director Rambabu Gurung
  • Watch ‘Jerry’ – The movie won 4 awards for cinematography, mixing, arrangement and actress, Anna Sharma.
  • Watch ‘November Rain’ – The movie won two awards for Chhulthim Gurung and playback singing.

The full list of the winners are as follows:

  • Best Movie Award – Talakjung Vs. Tulke
  • Best Director Award – Nischal Basnet (for Talakjung Vs. Tulke)
  • Best Actor Award, Male – Khagendra Lamichane (for Talakjung Vs. Tulke)
  • Best Actor Award, female – Richa Sharma (for Talakjung Vs. Tulke)
  • Best Script Award – Khagendra Lamichane (for Talakjung Vs. Tulke)
  • Best Cinematography – Shailendradhoj Karki (for Jerryy)
  • Best Sound Mixing Award – Uttam Neupane (for Jerryy)
  • Best Music Arrangement – Almoda Upreti (for Jerryy)
  • Best Debut Actor, female – Anna Sharma (for Jerryy)
    • Popular Film Award – Kohinoor
    • Best Lyrics Award – Dr. Krishna Hari Baral (for Kohinoor)
    • Best Art Director Award – Pasang T Sherpa and Anjan Gajurel (for Kohinoor)
    • Best Film, Jury Award – Kabaddi
    • Best Debut Director Award – Rambabu Gurung (for Kabaddi)
    • Best Debut Actor Award, Female – Chhulthim Gurung (for November Rain)
    • Best Playback Singer Award – Yuvaraj Chaulagain (for November Rain)
    • Best Child Artist Award – Sangam Bista (for Love You Baba)
    • Appreciation award, youngest director – Saugat Bista (for Love You Baba)
    • Best Makeup Award – Dipu Poudel (for Mala)
    • Best Background Music – Manoj Kumar KC (for Mala)
      • Best Editor Award – Surendra Poudel (for Aavash)
      • Best Supporting Actor Award – Salon Basnet (for Aavash)
      • Best Actor in character role- Sabin Bastola (for Sunpani)
      • Best story – Sabin Bastola (for Sunpani)
      • Best Supporting Actor, Female – Suryamala Khanal (for Suntali)
      • Best Playback Singer, Female – Rejina Rimal (for Nai Nbhannu La 3)
      • Best Music Director award – Arjun Pokharel (for Stupid Mann)
      • Best Comedy Actor Award – Subash Thapa (for Birkhelai Chinchhas)
      • Best Actor in Negative Role – Anup Bikram Shahi (for Hasiya)
      • Best Debut Actor, Male – Hasan Khan (for Alvida)
      • Best Choreographer Award – Kabiraj Gahatraj (for Hawaldar Suntali)
      • Best Dress Award – Nira Rana (for Seto Bagh)
      • Best script/dialogue – Pasang Lama (for Zhigrana)
      • Best Action Award – Roshan Shrestha (for One Way)
      • Popular Award, Actor – Aryan Sigdel
      • Popular Award, Actress – Priyanka Karki
      • Best Ethnic Film Award – Yampu Deurali
      • Kala Ratna Award – Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bamsha Acharya (MaHa Jodi)

      Earlier, on their way to the award ceremony, the Nepali artists had faced problem in the airport. According to report, director Narayan Puri‘s name was wrong in the ticket and the date of birth of Uddav Poudel was wrong. Other artists were asked to show $1,500 to get the clearance. Apart from the glitch at the airport, the award ceremony went on smoothly and there weren’t any management complaints on the award.

      Watch the full video of the NEFTA award ceremony.

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