National Film Awards (Nepal)

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The National Film Awards is the most prominent and prestigious award of Nepali cinema. The event is held at the residence of the president of Nepal and the president gives the awards to the winners in various categories.[1][2]

National Film Awards 2005 (2062 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2005 at Birendra international convention center, Kathmandu.

Winners of the awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Uddhab Poudel
  • Best National Language Film: Kab hoi milanwa hamaar
  • Best Story: Naru Thapa for Bandhaki
  • Best Script: Prithvi Rana for Pareni Maya Jaalai Ma
  • Best Dailog: Yugesh Rayamaji for Bandhaki
  • Best Editor: Banish Shah for Bandhaki

The films and winners were selected from the films released in the year 2004 (2061 BS).

National Film Awards 2008 (2065 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2008 Kathmandu.

Winners of the awards:

  • Best Film: Jana Yuddha
  • Best Director: Ujwal Ghimire for Kishmat
  • Best Actor: Aakash Adhikari for Jana Yuddha
  • Best Actress: Rekha Thapa for Kishmat
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role: Rajesh Hamal for Maryadaa
  • Best Actress in Supporting Role: Tara K.C for Jana Yuddha
  • Best Editor: Banish Shah for Jana Yuddha
  • Best Cinematographer: Raju Bikram Thapa for Darr

The films and winners were selected from the films released in the year 2006 (2063 BS).

National Film Awards 2008 (2065 BS)[edit]

The National Film Award 2008 (2065) was distributed on 1 July 2008. The awards were handed over by present prime minister Puspa Kamal Dahal Prachanda with legendary Indian actor Mala Sinha. The award was organized by the Film Development Board of Nepal. Janayudha was chosen as the best film and Ujwal Ghimire was awarded as best film director of the year for his film Kismat.[3]

National Film Awards 2010 (2067 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2010 after a gap of three years at Rashtriya Naachghar, Kathmandu.[4]

Winners of the awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Uddhab Poudel
  • Best Film: Chodi Gaye Paap Lagla
  • Best Director: Ujwal Ghimire for Chodi Gaye Paap Lagla
  • Best Actor: Anup Baral for Dasdhunga
  • Best Actress: Sanchita Luitel for Chodi Gaye Paap Lagla
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role: Dayahang Rai for Dasdhunga
  • Best Actress in Supporting Role: Srijana Basnet for Sangharsa Jindagi Ko
  • Best Writer: Krishnahari Baral for Hifajat
  • Best Editor: Nimesh Shrestha for Dasdhunga
  • Best Cinematographer: Deepak Bajhracharya for Chodi Gaye Paap Lagla
  • Best Indigenous Film: Balamaiju (Newari language film)

The films and winners were selected from the films released in the year 2009 (2066 BS).

National Film Awards 2011 (2068 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2011 at Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, where President Ram Baran Yadav presented the awards. Ujwal Ghimire won the best director national award 2011 for his film Andaj. Tara Bahadur Thapa (Kimvhey) won the best Editor National Film Award 2011 for his film "Desh".

National Film Awards 2012 (2069 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2012 Kathmandu. Winners of the awards:

The films and winners were selected from the films released in the year 2011 (2068 BS).

National Film Awards 2015 (2072 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2015 at Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, where President Ram Baran Yadav presented the awards.

Winners of the awards:

Out of the 87 films released in 2014 (2071 BS), 60 were considered for award nomination. The jury members were Karishma Manandhar, Rajendra Shalav, Kapil Parajuli, Hemanta Budhathoki and Dipendra Lama.[5][6]

National Film Awards 2016 (2073 BS)[edit]

The Film Development Board of Nepal organized the National Film Awards 2016 at Shital Niwas, Kathmandu. President Bidhya Devi Bhandari presented the awards.

Winners of the awards:

The decisions for the awards were made by a committee led by Ramesh Budhathoki. The members of the committee were Laya Sangarula, Sarita Lamichhane, Mohan Niraula, Sushil Poudel and Karun Thapa. The films and winners were selected from the films released in the year 2015 (2072 BS).[7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Himalayan Times : Saayad wins 7 awards at National Film Awards 2069 - Detail News : Nepal News Portal". thehimalayantimes.com. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  2. ^ "National Film awards held after three years". ekantipur.com. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  3. ^ http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/national-film-awards-distributed/
  4. ^ "National Film awards held". Nepal Mountain News. Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  5. ^ "National Film Award 2015, Kabaddi is the best film". moviesnepal.com.
  6. ^ "Richa Sharma and Sangam Bista win National Film Award 2015". nepaliactress.com.
  7. ^ "National Film Award 2016 to Pashupati Prasad, Dayahang Rai and Namrata Shrestha". xnepali.net.
  8. ^ "यस बर्षको राष्ट्रीय चलचित्र पुरस्कार बितरण,अभिनेता अभिनेत्रीको पुरस्कार दयाहाङ र नम्रता लाई". news24nepal.tv.
  9. ^ "NATIONAL FILM AWARD : Dayahang Rai and Namrata Shrestha Win Best Actor Award!". Lexlimbu.