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Nagesh Kukunoor’s film Dhanak won two awards at 65th Berlin International Film Festival

Feb 16, 2015 17:20 IST

Film Dhanak directed by Nagesh Kukunoor on 14 February 2015 won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The 65th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 5 February 2015 to 15 February 2015.

The awards won by the film are:

• Special Mention for the Best Feature Film by the Children's Jury for Generation Kplus

• The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the Best Feature-length film for which the film received 7500 euro as prize money

The film has been co-produced by Manish Mundra, Kukunoor and Elahe Hiptoola.

The film featuring Hetal Gada and Krrish Chhabria revolves around an eight-year-old visually challenged boy, whose elder sister promises him that his vision will return before his next birthday. This leads to a journey through Rajasthan.

Apart from this,

Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement: German film director Wim Wenders won the

Best First feature Award: 600 Millas directed by Gabriel Ripstein

Golden Bear for Best Film: The Iranian drama film Taxi directed by Jafar Panahi

Golden Bear for Best Short Film: Hosanna directed by Na Young-kil

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