Girish Kasaravalli’s National Award Winning Film Festival inaugurated at panaji


Girish Kasaravalli’s National Award Winning Film Festival was inaugurated
today . The opening ceremony was held at Maquinez palace,
ESG Complex, Panaji at the hands of Girish Kasaravalli, renowed
Indian Film Director, Shri Rajendra Talak, Vice Chairman-ESG and Daulat
Hawaldar, Secretary Finance.
Sachin Chate compered the inaugural function. Daulat Hawaldar,
Secretary (Finance) presented a momento to  Girish Kasaravalli on behalf of
Entertainment Society of Goa and  M V Badami, President, Kannada Samaj
felicitated the renowed Film Director on behalf of Kannada Samaj. Shri Girish
Kasaravalli said “There are two kinds of Indian Cinemas. One is Authentic Cinema
and the other one is synthetic Cinema”. He also said to focus more on Authentic
cinemas rather than synthetic cinemas. He thanked Entertainment Society of Goa
and the Kannada Samaj for holding such type of event. He also thanked Club
members and the audience present.
The festival which would be held from 18th Aug 2017 to 20 th Aug 2017
would be a three days entertainment bonanza catering to connoisseurs of Girish
Kasaravalli’s National Award winning movies. The movies will be screened at
Auditorium 1, Maquinez Palace, ESG Complex, Panaji. This festival is open to
Cinephile Film Club members and general public. Seating will be strictly on first
come first serve basis.

Also the awards for 8th Goa State Film Festival(2014-2015), Marathi
feature film category was presented to the awardees in the hands of Shri. Girish
Kasarvalli.. The awards were declared for twelve categories, out of which the film
Guru Pournima got nine awards while Prem at First Sight won three awards.

Below is the list of awards.
Best Film Shreehit Production Guru Pournima
Best Direction Girish Mohite Guru Pournima
Best Actor Upendra Limaye Guru Pournima
Best Actress Sai Tamhankar Guru Pournima
Best Supporting Actress Sulbha Arya Guru Pournima
Best Story Swapnil Gangurde Guru Pournima
Best Screenplay Jitendra Desai Guru Pournima
Best Dialogue Jitendra Desai Guru Pournima
Best Playback Singer Rajesh Madgaonkar Prem at First Sight
Best Cinematography Swapnil Manval Prem at First Sight
Best Editor Nilesh Navnath Gawand Guru Pournima
Spcl. Jury Award Aaryan Khedekar Prem at First Sight