Director Kaushik Ganguly’s Bengali film ‘Nagarkirtan’, has won 4 awards in SAARC film festival. The movie was honoured with ‘Best Feature Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Original Score’ awards.
- The 9th edition of the SAARC( South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) festival 2019 in Colombo, Srilanka.
- The Best Actor award bagged to Riddhi Sen.The Two other Indian films have won awards at the fest. ‘Na Bole Wo Haram’ bagged the ‘Best Short Film’ award directed by Nitish Patankar, while ‘Walking With the Wind’ received the Special Jury award directed by Praveen Morchhale.
- The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical organization of eight countries.They are primarily located in South Asia. It is established on 8 December 1985.
- To promote and strengthen collective self-reliance among the countries of South Asia to contribute to developing mutual trust, understanding, and appreciation of one another’s a problem.