National Film Award for Best Promotional Film

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National Film Award for Best Promotional Film
Type National
Category Short films
Instituted 1967
First awarded 1967
Last awarded 2013
Total awarded 32
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
Cash award INR50,000 (US$830)
Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
Previous name(s)  • Best Promotional Film (Commercial) (1976)
 • Best Promotional Film (Non-Commercial) (1976)
First awardee(s)  • The Brown Diamond (Commercial)
 • Sandesh (Non-Commercial)
Recent awardee(s)  • Chasing The Rainbow
 • Kush

The National Film Award for Best Promotional Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for non-feature films and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus).

The award was instituted in 1967, at 15th National Film Awards and awarded annually for short films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.

Winners[edit]

Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus) and cash prize. Following are the award winners over the years:

Awards legends
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Best Promotional Film (Commercial)
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Best Promotional Film (Non-Commercial)
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Indicates a joint award for that year
List of films, showing the year, language(s), producer(s), director(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Citation
1967
(15th)
The Brown Diamond[1] English Krishnaswamy Associates S. Krishnaswamy  –
1967
(15th)
Sandesh[1] Hindi J. S. Bhownagary and K. L. Khandpur for Films Division Omprakash Sharma  –
1968
(16th)
No Award[2]
1969
(17th)
Weave Me Some Flowers[3] English Mohan Wadhwani for Films Division P. B. Pendharkar  –
1970
(18th)
No Award[4]
1971
(19th)
1972
(20th)
Destination India[5] English Cinerad Communications Zafar Hai  –
1973
(21st)
Delhi the City Beautiful[6] English Jagdish Banerjee Jagdish Banerjee  –
1973
(21st)
Fibre The Fabric of Life[6] English Khadi and Village Industries Commission G. L. Bhardwaj  –
1974
(22nd)
To Serve Is To Love[7] English Cinerad Communications for Air India Zafar Hai  –
1974
(22nd)
Ek Anek Aur Ekta[7] Hindi Bhim Sain Vijaya Mulay  –
1975
(23rd)
Zenith of India[8] English Film Media Jyoti G. Thakur  –
1975
(23rd)
Poems in Pattern[8] English Ranabir Ray Ranabir Ray  –
1976
(24th)
1977
(25th)
Parvati[9] Hindi Santi P. Chowdhury Santi P. Chowdhury
1978
(26th)
It Is Indian It Is Good[10] Hindi Films Division B. D. Garga
1979
(27th)
1980
(28th)
Oil Offshore[11] English Prem Prakash Satya Prakash
1981
(29th)
Hydrum[12] English Omprakash Sharma for Films Division Mahmood Quereshi
1982
(30th)
No Award[13]
1983
(31st)
Ekta Aur Anushasan[14] Hindi K. S. Kulkarni S. K. Sharma
1984
(32nd)
No Award[15]
1985
(33rd)
No Award[16]
1986
(34th)
No Award[17]
1987
(35th)
No Award[18]
1988
(36th)
No Award[19]
1989
(37th)
Tuna: The Chicken of the Sea [20] English D. Gautaman K. Jagajivan Ram
1990
(38th)
No Award[21]
1991
(39th)
Of Mines and Men[22] English P. C. Sharma Raghu Krishna
1992
(40th)
Sound of the Dying Colors[23] English Paran Barbarooah, B. B. Productions Sher Choudhury
1993
(41st)
Timeless India[24] English Zafar Hai Zafar Hai
1994
(42nd)
Blue Flames, Green Villages[25] English National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests Ramesh Asher
1995
(43rd)
No Award[26]
1996
(44th)
No Award[27]
1997
(45th)
Sarang: Symphony in Cocophony [28] English Y. N. Engineer for Films Division Joshy Joseph for Films Division
1998
(46th)
No Award[29]
1999
(47th)
No Award[30]
2000
(48th)
Pashmina Royale[31] English Bappa Ray Bappa Ray
2001
(49th)
News Magazine No. 458
(In Search of Muga Silk)
[32]
English Y. N. Engineer for Films Division K. G. Das
2002
(50th)
The Treasure in the Snow: A Film On Sikkim [33] English  • Ministry of External Affairs
 • South Asia Foundation
Goutam Ghose
2003
(51st)
Ladakh: The Land Of Mystery [34] English Biyot Projna Tripathy Biyot Projna Tripathy
2004
(52nd)
No Award[35]
2005
(53rd)
No Award[36]
2006
(54th)
Rendezvous With Time[37] English Madhya Pradesh Madhyam Rajendra Janglay
2007
(55th)
No Award[38]
2008
(56th)
Lost and Found[39]  • Marathi
 • English
 • Hindi
 • Harshavardhan G. Kulkarni
 • Kirti Nakhwa
 • Amitabh Shukla
Harshavardhan G. Kulkarni
2009
(57th)
No Award[40]
2010
(58th)
Ek Ropa Dhan[41] Hindi Meghnath Bhattacharjee  • Biju Toppo
 • Meghnath Bhattacharjee
2011
(59th)
The Dream Fulfilled: Memories of the Engineering Challenges [42] English Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Satish Pande
2012
(60th)
Dreaming Taj Mahal[43]  • Hindi
 • Urdu
Nirmal Chander Nirmal Chander
2013
(61st)
Chasing The Rainbow[44] English Edumedia India Charu Shree Roy
2013
(61st)
Kush[44] Hindi Red Carpet Moving Pictures Pvt. Ltd. Shubhashish Bhutiani

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "16th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "17th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "18th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
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  10. ^ "26th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  11. ^ "28th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "29th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "30th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "31st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  15. ^ "32nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "33rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  17. ^ "34th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "35th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  19. ^ "36th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  20. ^ "37th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "38th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "39th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  23. ^ "40th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  24. ^ "41st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  25. ^ "42nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  26. ^ "43rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  27. ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  28. ^ "45th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  29. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  30. ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  31. ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  32. ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  33. ^ "50th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  34. ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  35. ^ "52nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  36. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  37. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  38. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  39. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  40. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  41. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  42. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  43. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  44. ^ a b "61st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

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