Following the premiere of Rituparno Ghosh's "Noukadubi," at an Asia Society screening attended by Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh Kapoor, Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair, Aparna Sen, Madhur Jaffrey, Ambassador Prakash Shah, and Consul General Prabhu Dayal, the 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (formerly the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival) announced their award winners for their 2011 edition.
Winners listed below...
Best Feature Film - "Sthaniya Sambaad" (Spring in the Colony), directed by Arjun Gourisaria & Moinak Biswas
Best Director - Aparna Sen, "Iti Mrinalini"
Best Actor - Rishi Kapoor, "Do Dooni Chaar"
Best Actress - Konkona Sen Sharma, "Iti Mrinalini"
Best Screenplay - Mohan Raghavan, "T.D. Dasan Std. VI B"
Best Documentary - "Bhopali" (Max Carlson)
Best Short Film - "Just That Sort Of A Day" (Abhay Kumar)