KATHMANDU, Sept 7: “Pashupati Prasad” has been announced 'Best film of the Year' at the LG Film Awards- 2016 held at the Nepal Army Officers’ Club in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
Khagendra Lamichhane received 'Best Screenplay Award', while Dipendra K. Khanal was awarded “Best Director” for the film.
The event saw various celebrities along with many other guests enlighten the red carpet. Followed by the handing over of the awards to few category winners, chief guest Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha launched his autobiography titled "Anything but Khamosh".
Actress Karishma Manandhar was felicitated at the function for serving more than three decades in the industry at the program jointly inaugurated by Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae.
Industrialist Binod Chaudhary, Magsaysay Award Mahabir Pun, banker Anil Keshari Shah, film artists Priyanka Karki, Bhuwan KC, Sanchita Luitel, Shweta Khadka, Sushma Karki, Namrata Shresth and singer Rajesh Payal Rai among others attended the event.
The winners of the award ceremony in various categories are as follows:
The best poster - Wada No. 6; Sundar Shrestha
The best trailer - Dreams; Sahil Khan
The best stunt - Bhairav; Simpson Tamang
The best VFX - Champion; Akki Sharma, Satyam Rana
The best colorist - Classic; Ananta Ghimire
The lifetime achievement award - Uddhab Raj Bhattarai aka Junge Bhattarai
The best background score - Prem Geet; Alice Karki
The best screenplay - Pashupati Prasad; Khagendra Lamichhane
The best editor - Classic; Surendra Paudel
The best on-screen couple - Premgeet; Pradeep Khadka & Puja Sharma
The most popular actor (male) - Anmol Kc
The most popular actor (female) - Rekha Thapa
The most popular song - Surke Thaili (Wada no. 6)
The best cinematographer - Dreams; Purshottam Pradhan, Sanjay Lama
The best action coordinator - Bhairav; Himal KC
The best music director - Arjun Pokhrel, Prem Geet (Ma yesto geet.. )
The best choreographer - Ma yesto geet..; Prem Geet (Renesha Rai)
The best actor (male) - Kabaddi Kabaddi; Dayahang Rai
The best actor (female) - Classic; Namrata Shrestha
The best director - Dipendra K. Khanal; Pashupati Prasad
The best film - Pashupati Prasad