National Film Award for Best Investigative Film

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National Film Award for Best Investigative Film
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
Category Short films
Description
Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
Statistics
Instituted 1990
First awarded 1990
Last awarded 2015
Total awarded 23
Cash award 50,000 (US$740)
First awardee(s) Una Mitran Di Yaad Pyaari (In Memory of Friends)
Recent awardee(s) Tezpur 1962

The National Film Award for Best Investigative 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 1990, at 38th 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:

List of films, showing the year, language(s), producer(s), director(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Citation Refs.
1990
(38th)
Una Mitran Di Yaad Pyaari
(In Memory of Friends)
 • English
 • Hindi
 • Punjabi
Anand Patwardhan Anand Patwardhan [1]
1991
(39th)
Bhagirathi Ki Pukaar Hindi Anwar Jamal Anwar Jamal [2]
1992
(40th)
Ram ke Naam Hindi Anand Patwardhan Anand Patwardhan [3]
1993
(41st)
Benefit For Whom at Whose Cost? English Dinesh Lakhanpal Dinesh Lakhanpal [4]
1994
(42nd)
Father, Son and Holy War (Part I – Trial by Fire, Part II – Hero Pharmacy)  • Hindi
 • English
Anand Patwardhan Anand Patwardhan [5]
1995
(43rd)
Limit to Freedom English Deepak Roy Deepak Roy [6]
1996
(44th)
N. M. No. 309 Bhiwandi Tragedy English Yash Chowdhary V. Packiri Swamy [7]
1997
(45th)
Thirst Hindi Y. N. Engineer for Films Division Swadesh Pathak for Films Division [8]
1998
(46th)
Saga of Darkness Bengali Creative Image Gautam Sen [9]
1999
(47th)
No Award [10]
2000
(48th)
Wearing the face English Bankim for Films Division Joshy Joseph for Films Division [11]
2001
(49th)
Kalahandi  • Oriya
 • English
Soudamini Mishra Gautam Ghose [12]
2002
(50th)
No Award [13]
2003
(51st)
A Silent Killer English Dhananjoy Mondal Dhananjoy Mondal [14]
2004
(52nd)
Harvest of Hunger  • English
 • Oriya
Action Aid India Rupashree Nanda [15]
2005
(53rd)
The Whistle Blowers English Rajiv Mehrotra Umesh Aggarwal [16]
2006
(54th)
Mere Desh Ki Dharti Hindi Rajiv Mehrotra Sumit Khanna [17]
2007
(55th)
The Journalist and a Jihadi English Romesh Sharma  • Romesh Sharma
 • Ahmad Jamal
[18]
2008
(56th)
Distant Rumblings English Ms. Rongsenkala Bani Prakash Das [19]
2009
(57th)
No Award [20]
2010
(58th)
A Pestering Journey  • Malayalam
 • Punjabi
 • Hindi
 • English
 • Tulu
Ranjini Krishnan K. R. Manoj [21]
2011
(59th)
Cotton for My Shroud English Kavita Bahl  • Nandan Saxena
 • Kavita Bahl
[22]
2012
(60th)
Inshallah, Kashmir English Ashvin Kumar Ashvin Kumar [23]
2013
(61st)
Katiyabaaz  • Hindi
 • Urdu
 • English
Globalistan Films Pvt. Ltd.  • Deepti Kakkar
 • Fahad Mustafa
[24]
2014
(62nd)
Phum Shang Films Division Haobam Paban Kumar [25]
2015
(63rd)
Tezpur 1962 English Films Division Samujjal Kashyap [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "38th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "39th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "40th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "41st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "42nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "43rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "45th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "50th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  14. ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  15. ^ "52nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  17. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  18. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  19. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  20. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  21. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  22. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  23. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  24. ^ "61st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  25. ^ "62nd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  26. ^ "63rd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 

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