Documentary on Andaman wins award

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Port Blair, May 27 (UNI) ''Beyond the Horizon'' (Amrit Jal), a short documentary on Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has grabbed the best film award, social issues category, in the Nasik International Film Festival at Nasik recently.

''Altogether 90 films were nominated for this section and 11 of them were short listed for the finals,'' Naresh Chandra Lall, writer and director of the 'censor passed' film told UNI here today.

The film was also screened at the seventh International Film Conference on Social Cinema at Nandan, Kolkata, in February.

Bollywood actor Sanjay Swaraj of fame Guru, Jaal and Gangajal plays the lead role in the film.

This documentary has been made under the banner of Island Films and depicts Hindi as a connecting language in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mr Lall said.

Mr Lall is also an active member of Indian Film Director's Association and Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association.

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