Akshay Kumar's 72 MILES... wins Best Film Jury at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival
May 6, 2014 12:38:55 PM IST By Glamsham Editorial
After winning 4 National Awards this season, Viacom18 Motion Pictures adds yet another prestigious award to its kitty, but this time for its regional movie - 72 MILES- EK PRAVAS. Having won the best film- jury awards at the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2014 held on 30 April 2014 in Noida, Delhi NCR, 72 MILES- EK PRAVAS has beaten exciting films like KOAN OF SPRING (France), GABRIEL (Poland), RANJHANAA (India), IN NOMINEE SATAN (Italy) etc.
AKSHAY KUMAR AND ASHIVINI YARDI
Commenting on the development, Mr. Ajit Andhare- COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said, ''Entering Regional market was a strategic decision for the studio. Winning this award makes us feel gratified that we have made an impact in the Marathi film industry that has such a rich heritage.''
The nuanced film is jointly produced by Akshay Kumar's Grazing Goat Pictures and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, and is directed by late Rajiv Patil. The film is based on Ashok Vatkar's autobiography.
Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India's only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Noida (Delhi NCR) with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers.