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Indira Gandhi Award

The National Film Awards were established in 1954 and is considered as one of the most prominent film award ceremony in India. Since 1973, National Award ceremonies are administrated by the Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals. Every year a panel is selected by the government which announces the winners. The ceremony is held in New Delhi, and the awards are presented by the President of India.

The Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director is a national film award. This award is presented with the greater objective of recognizing the talent of the Indian director in the cinema industry. After the judgement, the award is presented in cash to a feature film production by the jury of the national film awards. The inaugural award was bagged by Utpalendu Chakraborthy for the Bengali movie ‘Maina Tadanta’.  

The Winners For Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film Are:

Year
Film
Director
Language
2009
A Wednesday
Neeraj Pandey
Hindi
2008
Frozen
Shivajee Chandrabhushan
Hindi
2007
Kabul Express
Kabir Khan
Hindi
2007
Ekantham
Madhu Kaithapuram
Malayalam
2006
Parineeta
Pradeep Sarkar
Hindi
2005
Grahanam
Mohan Krishna Indraganti
Telugu
2004
Margam
Rajiv Vijaya Raghavan
Malayalam
2003
Patal Ghar
Abhijit Chaudhary
Bengali
2003
Prohor
Subhadro Chaudhary
Bengali
2002
Thiladaanam
K.N.T. Sastry
Telugu
2001
Sayahnam
R. Sarath
Malayalam
2000
Laado
Aswini Chowdhary 
Haryanvi
2000
Dollar Dreams
Shekhar Kammula
English
1999
Daya
Venu
Malayalam
1998
Bhoothakkannadi
A. K. Lohitha Das
Malayalam
1997
Rag Birag
Bidyut Chakraborty
Assamese
1996
Kahini
Malaya Bhattacharya
Bengali
1995
Moghamull
G. Rajasekharan
Tamil
1994
Sunya Theke Suru
Ashok Viswanathan
Bengali
1993
Mrs. Beatty's Children
Pamela Rooks
English
1992
Haldhaar
Sanjeev Hazarika
Assamese
1991
Perumthachan
Ajayan
Malayalam
1990
Wosobipo
Gautam Bora
Karbi
1989
Thrishagni
Nabayendu Ghosh
Hindi
1988
Ekti Jiban
Raja Mitra
Bengali
1987
Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin
Sudhir Mishra
Hindi
1986
New Delhi Times
Romesh Sharma
Hindi
1985
Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai
Prathap Pothan
Tamil
1984
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron
Kundan Shah
Hindi
1983
Kann Sivanthaal Mann Sivakkum
Sridhar Rajan
Tamil
1982
Aadhar Sila
Ashok Ahuja
Hindi
1981
Maina Tadanta
Utpalendu Chakraborthy
Bengali

  
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