ചലച്ചിത്രോത്സവം (IFFI)

47th International Film Festival of India 2016-Iranian film "Daughter" directed by Reza Mirkarimi won the Golden Peacock award

A Meera Sahib 2016-11-29 02:50:40am

Iranian film "Daughter" directed by  Reza Mirkarimi won the Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India  This film competed with 21 other films in the festival's international competition section. Reza Mirkarimi said it is his tribute to his teacher Abbas Kirostami,well known auteur who died recently. The award is a Golden Peacock figurine and Rs 40 lakh in cash.Best actor award was won by Farhad Aslani for his role in the film "Daughter" and the best actor female was won by Elina Vasca for her performance in the Latvian film "Mellow Mud". Both awards are accompanied by a silver peacock and Rs 10 lakh each. The best director award was won by Soner Caner and Baris Kaya -- co-directors of the Turkish film "Rauf". The award comes with a silver peacock statuette and Rs 15 lakh in prize money, which was shared by the director-duo.The best director award was won by Soner Caner and Baris Kaya -- co-directors of the Turkish film "Rauf". The award comes with a silver peacock statuette and Rs 15 lakh in prize money, which was shared by the director-duo. The special jury award was won by South Korean director Lee Joon-ik for the film "The Throne". The award comes with a special citation, a silver peacock and a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh. Pepa San Martin's Spanish film from Argentina/Chile "Rara" won the Centenary award for best debut feature film carrying a silver peacock trophy and cash prize of Rs 10 lakh. The ICFT-Unesco Gandhi medal, a special award category created at this IFFI was awarded to the Turkish film "Cold of Kalandar" (Turkey) directed by Mustafa