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31. 

Which Assamese Film bagged the best film award at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?

A. Newton
B. Village Rockstar
C. Nagarkirtan
D. Water Baby

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 65th National Film Awards for 2017 were announced at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi on April 13, 2018. In it, Assamese Film 'Village Rockstar' bagged the best film award, while 'Newton' has been selected as the Best Hindi Film. The National award for Best Actress is given to Sri Devi posthumously for her role in the film 'Mom' and the Best Actor (Male) award goes to Riddhi Sen for his role in Bengali film 'Nagarkirtan'. 'Water Baby' directed by Pia Shah, won the Best Debut Film of a Director in the Non Feature Film category. The award ceremony for the 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 3, 2018. The National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind.

32. 

Which movie conferred with the Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film of a Director at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?

A. Sinjar
B. Bhayanakam
C. Mom
D. Irada

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

At the 65th National Film Awards for 2017, the Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director was given to the Jasari language movie 'Sinjar' directed by Pampally. The Best Film Critic award was given to Giridhar Jha for his writings covering vast horizon of Hindi cinema with authenticity and originality. The best Children's film was given to the Marathi Movie Mhorkya, directed by Amar Bharat Deokar. A.R Rahman was awarded the Best Music Direction award for the movie 'Kaatru Veliyidai'.

33. 

Which film wins Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles, US?

A. Anukul
B. Shunyata
C. Kriti
D. Taandav

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Actor Jackie Shroff's short film "Shunyata" has won an award at Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles, US. 'Shunyata' is short fiction film which runs for 22 minutes. It was directed by Chintan Sarda. It was produced by Sarda and Sunil Khedekar. The movie was screened at a theatre in Los Angeles. The jury selected 'Shunyata' as the best film. The award ceremony was held at Mack Sennett Studios on 3rd March 2018. It received a cash prize of $1,000.

34. 

This Indian film bags Grand Prix de Montreal' award at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM).

A. Golmaal Again
B. Tiger Zinda Hai
C. Newton
D. Halkaa

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Indian film "Halkaa" has won the 'Grand Prix de Montreal' award at the 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM). "Halkaa" was directed by Nila Madhab Panda. Child actor Tathastu has acted as Pichku, the lead role. "Halkaa" was selected among seven international children's films in the official competition of the festival held from 8th to 11th March 2018.

35. 

Which film won Global Sustainability Film award in London?

A. Lipstick Under My Burkha
B. Lagoon
C. Neerja
D. Pink

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

n London "Lipstick Under My Burkha", which explores women's sexuality, has bagged a top prize at the time Global Sustainability Film Awards 2017. "Lipstick Under My Burkha" is produced by Prakash Jha and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and stars Konkona SenSharma and Ratna Pathak Shah. The Founders Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen was introduced this year and sponsored by philanthropist Surina Narula.