IFFI 2022 full list of winners: I have Electric Dreams wins Best Film, Chiranjeevi receives award

Published on Nov 28, 2022 09:16 PM IST

Check out the list of winners at 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa.

I have Electric Dreams wins big at 53rd International Film Festival of India.
I have Electric Dreams wins big at 53rd International Film Festival of India.

The 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ended on Monday, its 9th day in Goa, with a closing award ceremony. In the presence of Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Dr L Murugan and Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, winners were announced. Among them, Spanish drama I have Electric Dreams fetched the big award in the Best Film category, followed by Vahid Mobasheri and Daniela Marin Navarro as the best actors.

Check out the winners list of the 53rd IFFI, 2022, held in Goa:

Best Film- I Have Electric Dreams

Best Actor (Female)- Daniela Marin Navarro, for I Have Electric Dreams

Best Actor (Male)- Vahid Mobasheri, for No End

Best Director – Nader Saeivar, for No End

Best Debut Feature Film Of A Director – Asimina Proedrou, for Behind the Haystacks

Special Jury Award – Lav Diaz, for When The Waves Are Gone

Special Mention To A Debut Feature Film Of A Director – Praveen Kandregula, for Cinema Bandi

ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal – Payam Eskandar, for Nargesi

Indian Film Personality of the Year – Chiranjeevi

At the award ceremony, Anurag Singh Thakur said, “IFFI not only entertained but also educated us. IFFI opened up a nuanced world of cinema for audiences across the region, both young and old, new and festival veterans. We reciprocated our Cannes Country of Honour status by welcoming France as Country of Focus, marking 75 years of diplomatic ties with France and also India celebrating 75 years of India's independence.”

“The advent of different streams of cinema, propelled affordable handsets and cheaper data prices is leaping ahead on sheer individual talent to showcase powerful and captivating stories to the world,” he further added.

First held in 1952, IFFI has been held annually to provide a common platform for the best cinema at an International level to project the excellence of film art across the world. During the 9-day festival, a total of 280 films from 79 countries were screened.

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