Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film Dhanak has bagged The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature length film and also received a special mention at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.
He was also endowed with euro 7,500. The awards were announced on February 15.
@Dhanakthefilm wins grand Prix for best feature at Berlinale!!!!! pic.twitter.com/NOewKW4ItL- Nagesh Kukunoor (@nkukunoor) February 14, 2015
We also took special mention with the children's jury. @Dhanakthefilmpic.twitter.com/isgQzc6011- Nagesh Kukunoor (@nkukunoor) February 14, 2015
The movie, which features Hetal Gada and Krrish Chhabria, was invited for the Generation Kplus programme at the gala, held from February 5-15.
Dhanak was also screened at the prestigious film fest, where it had its world premiere.
Dhanak revolves around an eight-year-old visually challenged boy, whose elder sister promises him that his vision will return before his next birthday. This leads to a journey through Rajasthan.