Bishkek, Feb. 10 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz drama, A Father's Will, directed by Bakyt Mukul and Dastan Zhapar Uulu won the Best Film award in the Asian Cinema competition, the Times of India reports.
The ninth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival(Biffes) came to a close on February 9 in Mysuru (India).
The much-awaited part of the evening was when the announcement of films that won awards in the Asian, Indian and Kannada competition categories was made.
Thus, Kyrgyz drama, A Father's Will, directed by Bakyt Mukul and Dastan Zhapar Uulu won the Best Film award in the Asian Cinema competition.
The Indian Cinema competition award for Best Film went to the Kannada film directed by Ananya Kasaravalli, Harikatha Prasanga. Marathi film Lathe Joshi by Mangesh Joshi won the Jury Special Award while Malayalam film, Kaadu Pookkunna Neram by Dr Biju Kumar Damodaran got Jury Mention.
The FIPRESCI Critics Award was given to Haoban Paban Kumar's critically-acclaimed Manipuri film, Lady of the Lake. In the Kannada Cinema competiton category, D Satya Prakash's Rama Rama Re. Pallata and Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu took the second best and third best film awards, respectively. B Suresha's Uppina Kaagada bagged the International NETPAC Jury Award for Kannada cinema.