Sir directed by Rohena Gera
Sir directed by Rohena Gera

Rohena Gera’s Sir which opened 19th New York Indian Film Festival won the prize of Best Film at the festival, along with the award of Best Actress for Tillotama Shome. The award for Best Documentary Feature went to  Sindhustan directed by Sapna Bhavnani. Ritesh Batra won the Best Director prize for his latest film Photograph starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra which Amazon Studios will release in U.S. theaters starting this Friday, May 17.

New York Indian Film Festival 2019 Award Winners

Best Film: Sir (Director: Rohena Gera)

Sir directed by Rohena Gera Trailer

Best Director: Ritesh Batra (Photograph)

Photograph directed by Ritesh Batra Trailer

Best Actor: Adinath Kothare (Paani)

Best Actress: Tillotama Shome (Sir)

Best Child Actor: Sunny Pawar (Chippa)

Best Screenplay: Baggage (Roopa Rao)

Best Documentary Feature: Sindhustan (Director: Sapna Bhavnani)

Best Documentary Short: Daughters of Polo God (Director: Roopa Barua)

Beat Short (Narrative): Bebaak (Director: Shazia Iqbal)

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