'Paltadcho Munis' bags national award in Konkani

GOANEWS DESK, PANAJI | 15 September 2010 20:16 IST

‘Paltadcho Munis’, a Konkani film by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar, has bagged this year’s National Award as the best feature film in Konkani.

The prestigious national awards were announced today evening.

The film has already bagged several national and international awards, including being the first-ever Konkani film to have won an award - International Film Critics Federation (FIPRESCI) prize for Discovery - at the Toronto international film festival last year.

Fatorda MLA Damu Naik's film ‘Jagor' was also there in the competition. Laksmikant Shetgaonkar expressed his happiness over the award.

Malyalam Movie ‘Kutty Srank' is the best feature film of this year. ‘3 Idiots' has got the most popular Movie award whereas ‘Delhi 6' has received movie with best national integration award.

Amitabh Bachchan has been awarded best actor award for his path breaking role in the movie ‘Paa'.

The Directorate of Film Festivals today announced 57th National Film Awards for the Year - 2009. The awards were announced in three categories Best Feature Film Category, Non Feature Film Category and Best Writing on Cinema.

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Kudos to Mr.Shetgaonkat.

A pride to be shared by all the Goans.

Margaret Fernandes -Kolkata

- Sr.Margaret Fernandes, Kolkata | 19 th September 2010 14:13

 

Congratulations Mr. Shetgovekar, try to win an Oscar or at least create a classic movie with an international appeal.Good luck.

- Jagan, USA | 18 th September 2010 07:27

 

**Laxmikant Shetgaonkar****I extend to you my Congratulations on this success.I also hope you will continue with the good work you do and wish you more success.You have made Goa and Goans everywhere proud.I am awaiting to see what those 40 M.L.A.`s (Members of (Goa`s) Looney Associations), who sit at the Legislature at Campal have to say.I would not wait for any Congratulatory messages from them.They are too busy with their "Finiancial Dramas" elswhere.In Films we have Thrillers,Comedy,Tragi-comedy,Romance etc.Those 40 so called and self titled educated, intelligent and intellectual men & 1 woman that sit at the Legislature come under the Film genre or category of "LOOT" .

- N.Fernandes, London | 16 th September 2010 19:43

 

We are proud of you Mr. Shetgaonkar!

You have made every Goan proud!

Keep up the good work!

- vishwas prabhudesai, loliem | 15 th September 2010 20:28

 

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