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The results of the Konkani Drama Competition organized by Kala Academy have been declared and accordingly “She! Kavlo Apudla” staged by Ekdant Kala Sang, Panchwadi-Ponda have been awarded the first prize of Rs 1,00,000/-. “Liaran Jagche Kay Marche” staged by Yuva Ekvat, Bhoma-Ponda and “Hidimba” staged by Antruz Ghudyo, Bandora-Ponda have won second and third Prizes of Rs 75,000/- and Rs 50,000/ respectively. The Consolation prizes of Rs 25,000/- each were awarded to “Kutre” staged by Shree Naguesh Mahalaxmi Prasadik Natyasamaj, Bandivade-Ponda & “Waiting For Godo” staged by Rasrang-Ugvem.
The first prize for best direction was awarded to Shri. Deepraj Satordekar for the drama “She! Kavlo Apudla”. Shri. Vaibhav Naik for the drama “Liaran Jagche Kay Marche” and Shri. Anant Kamat Bambolkar for the drama “Hidimba” have bagged second and third prize respectively for the best direction.
The first prize for best acting in male category was bagged by Sai Kalangutkar for the role of Viplove in the drama “Liaran Jagche Kay Marche” whereas the second prize was awarded to Shri. Abhishek Naik for the role of Godke in the drama “Kutre” . The merit certificates of acting (male) have been awarded to Shri. Kunal Madhukar Borkar – Dada (She! Kavlo Apudlo), Shri. Prasanna Kamat – Chirmulo (Hidimba), Shri. Sachin Chowgule – Pozo (Waiting For Godo), Shri. Kedar Mestri – Manis (Vadalzuch), Shri. Gautam Damle –Haav (Kutre), Shri. Premanand Gurav – Dado (Vaat Fatodechi), Shri Rajendra Chari – Babuso (Rathotsav), Shri. Santosh Naik –
Chacha (Ashi Hi Ek Ghadnuk) and Shri. Siddhesh Marathe – Thanu (She! Kavlo Apudla).
The first prize for best acting in female category was awarded to Harshala Patil Borkar for the role of Shita in the drama “She! Kavlo Apudla” whereas the second prize in acting was bagged by Shefali Naik for the role of Arundhati in the drama “Liaran Jagche Kay Marche”. The merit certificates of acting (Female) have been bagged by Dikshita Mandrekar- Hidimba (Hidimba), Neha Gude – Durga(She! Kavlo Apudla), Sejal Divkar – Bayal (Kutre), Saisha Shirodkar – Bayul(She! Kavlo Apudla), Reshma Naik – Gangi (Pimpal Petla), Samrudhi Vaingankar –Prabhavati/Sahakalakar (Liaran Jagche Kay Marche), Sarita Mashelkar- Tanuja (Selfie), Pranita Kankonkar- Shantu (Greed), Tanashri Rane – Chitra (Vadalzuz) & Manasi Kerkar – Rajkumari (Itihas Dot Com).
The best stage set up award was bagged by Deepak Satordekar for the Drama “She! Kavlo Apudla” and merit certificate is given to Shri. Mohit Vishwakarma for “Hidimba”. The best costume award is awarded to Shri. Aniket Naik for the drama “Liaran Jagche Kay Marche” and merit certificate is given to Priyanka Gawas for the drama “(She! Kavlo Apudla)”.
The best light effect award is secured by Shri Vishal Gaonkar for the drama “(She! Kavlo Apudla)” and merit certificate is given to Vaibhav Naik for drama for Liaran Jagche Kay Marche. The best background music award is given to Chetan Khedekar for the drama “Hidimba” and merit certificate is given to Tanaji Gaude for “Kutre”. The best make-up award is awarded to Khusboo Kavlekar for the drama “Hidimba” and merit certificate given to Eknath Naik for “She! Kavlo Apudla.
The first prize for Script writing is bagged by Deepraj Satordekar for the play “(She! Kavlo Apudla)” and second prize for script writing is bagged by Dr. Tanvi Kamat Bambolkar for the play “Hidimba”. Prize for the best script translation is awarded to Shri Vasant Bhagwant Sawant for the play “ Liaran Jagche Kay Marche”.
The Competition was recently held at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda. The total number of entries received were 22 out of which only 15 plays were staged in this competition. The panel of judges consisting of Shri. Devidas Shankar Amonkar, Smt. Nita Desai & Shri. Shivnath Sadu Naik had judged the competition. Kala Academy has congratulated all the prize winners and the date of the prize distribution function will be declared at the later stage. All are requested to make a note of the same.