Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Unveils Winners

'Visaarani'

This year, the festival showcased nearly 30 films including features, documentaries and shorts at ArcLight Hollywood.

The 14th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles on Monday announced their Grand Jury and Audience Choice Award winners.

Visaarani (Interogation), directed by Vetri Maaran, took home the grand jury prize for best feature, while the best actor award went to Sanjay Mishra for his performance in Masaan and the best actress award honored the cast of Parched, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla and Lehar Khan. 

Special jury mentions went to Masaan and Aligarh, while the festival's audience choice award went to Leena Yardav’s feature Parched.

The festival showcased nearly 30 films this year, including features, documentaries and shorts, at ArcLight Hollywood.

See the full list of winners below.

GRAND JURY AWARDS

Best feature: Visaarani (Interogation)

Best actor: Sanjay Mishra for Masaan

Best actress: The cast of Parched: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla and Lehar Khan

Feature honorable mention: Aligarh

Feature honorable mention: Masaan

Best short film: Playgrounds

Short film honorable mention: Leeches

Short film honorable mention: The Manliest Man

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS

Best feature: Parched

Best short: Daaravtha (The Threshold)

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