“Jungle Cry” directed by Sagar Ballary won the Best Film (Jury) award at the 11th Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival 2021.
The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival Awards is annually presented to appreciate the talents and skills of the film industry.
About “Jungle Cry”:
i.Jungle cry is a film based on the true story of 12 underprivileged tribal children from Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS), Odisha who won the World Rugby Championship held in the United Kingdom in 2007.
ii.The film directed by Sagar Ballary stars Emily Shah, Atul Kumar, Stewart Wright and Julian Lewis Jones.
Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival:
i.Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival is India’s only independent film festival established in 2011 in Delhi NCR.
ii.The Film Festival is annually organised on 30th April to mark the birth anniversary of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, who is fondly known as ‘Dada Saheb Phalke’.
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