Awards for 2016

Washington DC South Asian Film Festival Awards

Best Actor

WINNER

Waiting (feature film): Naseeruddin Shah (actor)

Best Actor (Jury mention)

WINNER

The Threshold (feature film): Rajit Kapoor (actor)

Best Actress

WINNER

Nachom-ia Kumpasar (feature film): Palomi Ghosh (actress)

Best Director

WINNER

Oggatonama (feature film): Tauquir Ahmed (director)

Best Short Film (Jury mention)

WINNER

Kathakaar (short film): Abhimanyu Kanodia (director)

Best Short Film

WINNER

Sharbat (short film): Jayesh Hariharan (director)

Best Feature Film

WINNER

Sold (feature film): Jeffrey D. Brown (director), Jane Charles (producer)

Best Story

WINNER

Waiting (feature film): Anu Menon (writer)

Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Sarmad Sehbai (writer)

Outstanding Performance in films

WINNER

Seema Biswas (actress)

Achievement Award for Social Awareness on Human Trafficking

WINNER

Jeffrey D. Brown (director)

Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema

WINNER

Deepa Mehta (director)

Audience Poll

Best Short Film

WINNER

Chasing the Rainbow (short film): Charu Shree Roy (director)

Best Feature Film

WINNER

The Threshold (feature film): Pushan Kripalani (director)

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