The Alpha Marathi channel, from the bouquet of Zee Network, announced the winners of the fifth Cinthol Alpha Gaurav 2004 at a glitzy event held at the NSE Complex, Goregaon (E) on Feb 8 .
Winning these awards has been good for the film and will help it reach a wider audience, but what is important is the marketing of Shwas and we are working on it now. We plan to release our film in theatres across Maharashtra by April, says Sandeep Sawant, the man behind Shwas.
Shwas won awards for the best actor, film, director, screenplay, dialogues, editing and child artiste. The evening revolved around the theme Mee Mumbaikar performed by Mahesh Manjrekar, Resham Seth, Sanjay Narvekar, Sachin Khedekar, and manyothers.
Seen enjoying the evening were Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chitaranjan Kolhatkar, Ashok Saraf, Suresh Wadkar and Nivedita Joshi among others from the field of entertainment and politics.
And the award goes too...
Best Actress Uttara Baokar for Vastupurush
Best Actor Sandeep Kulkarni for Shwas
Best Director Sandeep Sawant for Shwas
Best Film Katha Arts for Shwas
Best Music Ashish Keskar for Tarunyacha Latewar
Best Singer (Male) Salil Kulkarni for Vithal Vithal
Best Singer (Female) Devaki Pandit for Not Only Mrs Raut
Best Actor (Play) Dr Shriram Lagoo for Mitr
Best Direction (Play) Paresh Mokashi for Lagna Kallol
Best Experimental Play Miti Char for Darshan
State inter-collegiate drama competition awardees
Best One Act Play Blackout by HPT and YRK College of Arts and Science, Nasik
Best Actress Purva Shinde for Blackout
Best Actor Sachin Shinde for Blackout
Lifetime Achievement Awards Chitranjan Kolhatakar, Vijaya Mehta and Prabhakar Panshikar