Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan wins Best Film at IFFI Goa

NFDC’s Punjabi movie was honoured with the Golden Peacock at the 43rd International Film Festival of India

Punjabi film Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan (Alms For A Blind Horse) won the Golden Peacock award for best film at the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji Friday.

The National Film Development Corporation movie (NFDC), adapted from a novel by Gurdial Singh and directed by Gurvinder Singh, was one of the 15 films in the international competition section vying for a cash prize of Rs 4 million.

The Silver Peacock award for best director went to Kyu-hwan Jeon for South Korean film The Weight. Anjali Patil won the best actress Silver Peacock for her role in Tamil-Sinhalese film With You Without You while Marcin Dorocinski was named the best actor for Polish film Rose.

A special jury Silver Peacock award was given to Lucy Mulloy for Spanish film Una Noche.

Filmmaker Mira Nair was given a special peacock and a Centenary Film Award for her new Hollywood movie, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, which was the 11-day festival’s closing film.

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