KATHMANDU, Jan 16: “Afno Manche Afnai Huncha” was awarded the title of the Best Film at the Samjhana Digital Film Awards held at the Rastriya Naach Ghar, Jamal on Saturday. The other nominee films in the Best Film category were “First Love”, “Dasgaja” and “Maya Ta Maya Ho”.
“Afno Manche Afno Huncha” was the big winner at the awards sweeping seven awards. Actors Arunima Lamsal and Mukesh Dhakal won the titles of Best Supporting Actor (Female) and Male for the same film.
Rishi Lamichhane, also won the title of the Best Director for the same film. The award ceremony was organized by Chayachabi magazine.
Aryan Sigdel was awarded the title of Best Actor (male) and Rekha Thapa was awarded the title of Best Actor (female) for their films--“Kohi Mero” and “Hifajat” respectively. 16 Nepali digital films released in 2067 BS participated in the awards and 11 of them were winners in various categories. The jury of the award consisted of film personalities-- Mohan Niroula, Bijayaratna Tuladhar, Om Pratik and Rajesh Khanal.
Other winners include
Best Villian: Raj Ballav Koirala (Bash Ma Chaina Mero Mann)
Best Comedian: Shobhit Basnet (Kanyadan)
Best New Actor: Ayush Rijal (Hifajat)
Best New Actor (Female): Reecha Sharma (First Love)
Best Character Actor (Female): Nisha Sharma (Gurudakshina)
Best Character Actor (Male): Desh Bhakta Khanal (Afno Manche Afnai Huncha)
Best Lyricist: Amrit Regmi (Dilmaya)
Best Singer (Female): Anjana Gurung (Afno Manche Afnai Huncha)
Best Singer (Male): Deepak Limbu (Pahilo Pahilo Maya)
Best Music Composer-Mahesh Khadka (Pahilo Pahilo Maya)
Best Fight Director: Rajendra Khadgi (Hifajat)
Best Dance Director: Govinda Rai (Maya Ta Maya Ho)
Best Editor- Simosh Sunuwar (First Love)
Best Choreographer: Raju Bikram Thapa (Kohi Mero)
Best Screen play: Bikash Acharya (Afno Manche Afnai Huncha)
Best Dialogue Writer: Shivam Adhikari (Dasgaja)
Best Story Writer: Nawal Khadka (Dasgaja)
Best Child Actor: Ishan Raut (Pahilo Pahilo Maya)
Best New Director: Dipendra K Khanal (The Yug Dekhi Yug Samma)