The Cinema Times, Kathmandu- Nepali Cine Industry came together to celebrate the best talent in the industry at 6th edition of NFDC Awards.
Anmol KC won the Best Actor for ‘Kri’ while the Benisha Hamal received the Best Actress for ‘Blind Rocks’. ‘Shatru Gate’ won the best cinema and Milan Chams grabbed best director for ‘Lily Bily’. Award parted into 20 categories, ‘Shatru Gate’ bagged 5, ‘Lily Bily’ 4, and ‘Aishwarya’ occupied 3 categories Award.
Most Grosser ‘Chakka Panja 2’ in nomination categories received only 1 Award. Kedar Ghimire winning Best comedian Award marked ‘Chakka Panja 2’ position in winner list. Phulman Bal from Kantipur Media grabbed the Best journalist award this year. Similarly, Ramesh Budhathoki won Jury Critics award for his performance in ‘Bhuimanche’.
Award Function with Deep Rainfall Mess Award function held at ground of 5 stars hotel Hyatt became nuisance due to rainfall. Function was paused right after 4 categories award handover due to rainfall, however, managed to re-conduct.
Moreover, the rainfall misfortune was not taking a rest. While handing over the award for winners in additional 3 categories at second phase, heavy rainfall took place. This time, it was impossible to carry the function in the stage. Haphazardly, organizer handed over the award inside Hyatt hotel.
Here’s the complete list of winners.
Shubha Best Background Music: Alish Karki – Lily Bily
Pradip Best Sound Design: Amit Shrestha – Shatru Gate
Bhutani Best Action: Chandra Panta – Kri
Basanta Best Choerography: Kabiraj Gahatraj – Kutuma Kutu (Dui Rupaiya)
Udit Best Background Singer: Anju Panta/Sugam Pokhrel – Timi Royeko Pal (Aishwarya)
Kiran Best Lyricist: Dr. Krishnahari Baral – Kasam Ho Kasam (A Mero Hajur 2)
Shambhujit Best Musician: Rajan Raj Siwakoti – Kutuma Kutu (Dui Rupaiya)
Tulsi Best Editing: Mitra D Gurung – Shatru Gate
Manju Best Cinematography: Sudip Bara – Lily Bily
Laxminath Best Story/Screenplay: Haribansha Acharya/ Pradip Bhattrai – Shatru Gate
Chetan Best Writer: Pradip Bhattrai/ Dipak Raj Giri – Shatru Gate
Gopalraj Best Comedian: Kedar Ghimire – Chhakka Panja 2
Chaitya Best Debuted Actress: Jasiita Gurung -Lily Bily
Bishwo Best Debuted Actor: Aashirman Deshraj Joshi – Gangster Blues
Basundhara Best Co-actress: Keki Adhikari – Aishwarya
NirBest Co-actor: Prashant Tamrakar – Aishwarya
Bhuwan Best Actress: Benisha Hamal – Blind Rocks
Shiva Best Actor: Anmol KC – Kri
Prakash Best Director: Milan Chams – Lily Bily
Hira Best Cinema: Shatru Gate
Kusume Rumal Best Commercial Cinema: Chakka Panja 2
Puskar Best Journalist: Phulman Bal – Kantipur
Maha Jury Critics: Ramesh Budhathoki – Bhuimanche