Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Unveils Winners
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.
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)