By Awesome TV
The 19th Annual New York Indian Film Festival announced the winning filmmakers and actors at this year’s awards ceremony on May 17th, 2019.
Rohena Gera’s “Sir” won the Best Film. Story about ‘A prosperous young Indian man falls in love with his servant, a widow with the dream of becoming a tailor.’
Ritesh Batra won the Best Director prize for his latest film “Photograph” starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra.
Here are all the winners: Congratulations to NYIFF 2019 Award Winners!
Best Film: Sir (Director: Rohena Gera)
Best Director: Ritesh Batra (Photograph)
Best Actor: Adinath Kothare (Paani)
Best Actress: Tillotama Shome (Sir)
Best Child Actor:Sunny Pawar (Chippa)
Best Screenplay:Baggage (Roopa Rao)
Best Documentary Feature: Sindhustan (Director: Sapna Bhavnani)
Best Documentary Short: Daughters of the Polo God (Director: Roopa Barua)
Best Short (Narrative): Bebaak (Director: Shazia Iqbal)