Filmmaker Subhash Ghai launches Rare and Informative NFAIE-Calendar 2021 featuring National Award-winning performances in Indian Cinema Jyothi Venkatesh
The new year brings NFAI Calendar, a much-admired collector’s item for all film lovers in a new digital format. This year’s theme focuses on the brilliance of acting performances in Indian Cinema.It features some rare images from the collection of the archive, presenting a compilation of National Award-winning actors and actresses in Indian Cinema of various languages in India. Renowned filmmaker Subhash Ghai launched the E-calendar today on 9th January during an online event on Instagram live along with Prakash Magdum, Director NFAI.
The Calendar features attractive frames of actors from films of their National Award-winning performances. The selected twelve actors are Bharath Gopi in Kodiyettam (Malayalam, 1977), M. G. Ramachandran in Rickshawkkaran (Tamil, 1971), P. J. Antony in Nirmalyam (Malayalam,1973), M. V. Vasudeva Rao in Chomana Dudi (Kannada, 1975), Uttam Kumar in Antony Firingee (Bengali, 1967), Rehana Sultan in Dastak (Hindi, 1970), Lakshmi in Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal (Tamil, 1976), Archana in Daasi (Telugu, 1988), Monisha Unni in Nakhakshathangal (Malayalam, 1986), Madhabi Mukherjee ing Diba Ratrir Kabya (Bengali, 1970), Nandini Bhaktavatsala in Kaadu (Kannada, 1973) and Smita Patil in Bhumika (Hindi, 1977). This year, NFAI E-Calendar is available online at www.nfai.gov.in.