Thursday, 20 June 2019 11:02 PM
November 6, 2016 06:08 PM NPT
Sikkim is all set to host the 4th edition of INAS Nepali Film Awards 2016 from November 9.
Over 200 delegates from across 65 countries will be present at the event organised by the Sikkim chapter of International Nepalese Artists Society (INAS) in association with the state government.
The event will see over 200 Nepali film artists representing the Nepali Film Industry competing for the prestigious 16 categories while there will be delegates from 65 countries as participants.
The Governor of Sikkim will be attending this event as the chief guest, while the Chief Minister will be the guest of honour.
The special guest at the function is Surendra Kumar Karki, Minister for Information and Public Relations, Government of Nepal.
Veteran Bollywood actor and son of the hills Danny Denzongpa will be conferred with the 'Life Time Achievement Award' for his contribution to films in Indian Film Industry.
The CM Pawan Chamling will also be honoured with INAS Global Personality Award for his achievements in the field of Literature and Politics alongside
The objective behind hosting this event is to make the younger generation aware of the contributions being made by the artists if Sikkim and neighboring states in the Nepali film industry.
Promoting Sikkim as a new film shooting destination is also a major objective.
INAS was established in Copenhagen, Netherlands in the year 2012 to help, support, promote and encourage Nepali films and the artists in the international arena.
Since then, INAS has its presence and representatives having offices in 65 countries spread over Asia, America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.