For her role in ‘Jhola’ actress Garima Pant won the Best Actress Award in SAARC Film Festival held in Sri Lanka.
In , Joes Pandey’s ‘Sanghuro’ was awarded two awards – the Silver Medal in the Feature Film Category and the New Talent Certificate of Recognition, jury award for the director Joes Pandey.
The festival was organized by the SAARC Cultural Center, Colombo from May 20 to 25. In the festival a film from Srilanka, ‘Suvisi Vivarana’ was awarded the Golden Award and Maldives film ‘Ingili’ won the Bronze Award in feature film category. The best actor award was awarded to Ismail Rasheed for his role in ‘Ingili’ and ‘Suvisi Vivarana’ director Sarath Dharmasiri won the Best Director Award.