Prantik Deshmukh receives national award

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 May 2017 09:56:45

Yavatmal Correspondent,

He received acclaimed ‘Silver Lotus’ for his short film ‘Matitali Kusti’

Yavatmal’s very own Prantik Vivek Deshmukh received national award at the hands of President of India Pranab Mukherjee for his acclaimed film ‘Matitali Kusti’ during the 64th National Film Award 2017 presentation ceremony held at the Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on Wednesday.

The film won the Silver Lotus along with certificate and cash prize of Rs 50,000.

Union Minister for Information Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister of State Rajyawardhan Rathore, senior officials of Information and Broadcasting Ministry and other dignitaries were prominently present on the occasion.

‘Matitali Kusti’ is the first short film to have won the Filmfare and the National Award.