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Film from Bengaluru 'Red' wins Golden Eye Award in Drishti 2017


English film 'Red, produced by Vignesh of Bengaluru, has won the Drishti 2017 award. The Silver Eye went to the film 'Chalo Netrdaan produced by and his team of

Akhil Srivastav, chief organiser of the event told IANS: "This is seventh year in a row Drishti Creative Contest has been organised for the promotion of eye donation. Posters, design and audio jingles entries were also invited on the common theme of promotion of eye donation."

In poster making, the award was won by M. Arul from Chennai and Silver Eye award went to Harinandanan M from In Audio Jingle category award is won by Shefali Chakrvarti of and Silver Eye was went to Saurabh Ahuja of

The awards were given in a colourful ceremony held at the auditorium of G. D. Goenka Public School in Apart from screening of short listed films, award function, main attraction of the event was "Khilona" - A skit on the theme of eye donation was presented by the students of Umri Public school were appreciated by the audience which was present in good attendance.

A talk on problems and perspective of eye donation was also held which was presented by Akhil Srivastava - the core of

During the program Puneet Vashishth, Principal, said: "we are pleased to associate with the program and would like to ensure that we all are with the cause and we wil try our leve best to raise awareness regarding eye donation."

Producer of "Red" Vignesh Priydarshan travelled from Banglore to receive the award. Harinandanan M and Saurabh Ahuja the award winners in poster and Audio Jingles also came here from and respectively.



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 13:22 IST