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.
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