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Indian children's film bags awards at China film fest

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Hindi film "Gauru: Journey of Courage" won two awards at the 13th International Children's Film Festival.

Child actor Ritwik Sahore won the award for Best Performance in Acting, while singer-actress Ila Arun was adjudged the Best Adult Performer for her role in the movie, read an official statement from CFSI.

The film is produced by the Children's Film Society, India (CFSI).

"We (CFSI) are very happy to receive the awards. It is a proud moment for India. CFSI is committed to making films which are entertaining and message-oriented for children and we shall continue to put in our best in this endeavour," said Shravan Kumar, CEO, Children's Film Society, India.

Shot in Rajasthan, the film, directed by Ramkishan Nandram Choyal, tells the story of a 13-year-old boy named Gauru who undertakes a difficult task to take his sick grandmother to her village though he has not seen the place. The film shows the child's arduous journey in the desert areas of Rajasthan to reach his grandmother's village just to make her happy though his elders advise him not to go there.



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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 14:58 IST