6th NFDC Awards: Complete Winners’ list


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