Nagraj Manjule – Fandry (2013)


Fandry is a 2013 Indian Marathi language film, written and directed by Nagraj Manjule in a directorial debut. It stars Somnath Avghade and Rajshree Kharat as the film leads. The story focuses on a romance amidst caste-based discrimination. The film set in Akolner, a village near Ahmednagar is about a teenager from a Dalit (lower caste) family, who lives at the village fringe, and falls in love with an upper caste girl.

The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Mumbai International Film Festival.[3] The film released theatrically on Valentine’s Day February 14, 2014
Awards and festivals

Official Selections:

Mumbai International Film Festival (Winner: Grand Jury Prize of the Festival)
BFI London Film Festival
Abu Dhabi Film Festival
International Children’s Film Festival of India
International Film Festival of India
Göteborg International Film Festival[8] Pune International Film Festival (Winner:
Best Film, Best Film(Audience), Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Actor)
International Federation of Film Critics (Winner: The Best Indian Film of Year 2013 – the FIPRESCI India-Film Critics Award for ‘Fandry’ at the 6th Bengaluru International Film Festival)[
Dharamshala International Film Festival
International Film Festival of Kerala
Mata Sanman (Winner: Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Child Artist, Best Script, Best Editor)


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