After the success of the past three days, the 11th Filmsaaz came to an end with a bang. Starting with the screening of the box office hit- Gangs of Wasseypur at 12:30, the day was a pack full of events.
The screening saw a huge crowd of people from all ages and gender, excited to see the revolutionary movie on the big screen.
The screening was followed by a voluntary stand up comedy done by a student of the Engineering department.
This was followed by an interactive session with Stayakam Anand who played the role of the popular character J. P. Singh.
The interactive session dignitaries consisted of Dr. Sohail Azmi, Prof. F. S. Sheerani, Stayakam Anand, Dr. Farrukh Dar, Azam Ali Khan, and the jury consisting of Mr. Muzammil and Nabeel Firoze.
The celebrated actor shared his experience in Bollywood, the struggles he had to face to make his place in the industry, the period of despair when he lost all hope, and how he landed with his big break which turned his life around.
The session saw a lot of questions posed by the students in the audience about the art of filmmaking and was answered brilliantly by the actor.
He praised the efforts of the students and advised them for future endeavors and was presented with a memento by the Secretary of the film club Azam Khan.
All the panelists and jury members were presented with mementos, too.
The end of the interactive session saw the commencement of the much-awaited award ceremony.
The awards and their winners were-
Best sound design- Genesis
Best editing- Bakalu
Best animation- Genesis
Best direction- 31804
Best actor- 31804
Best film- Mumpsimus
Best ad film- V sure
Best music video- Aaj kal
Best documentary- After Word
Best editing- Chhotu
Best cinematography- Taalim
Best screenplay- That Balloon Girl
Best direction- Ibteda
Best actor- A bitter pill
Best film- Hang on
Best film- Koshish phirse
Best director- Hiba and Firdous (Job Salaam)
Best Actor- Shahzeb Khan (Red Corridor)
Best Actor female- Raziya Khanum (Ajeeb Dastan)
Best screenplay- Red Corridor
Best cinematography- Purpose
Best editing- Khol Do
Best music video- Gudiya Rani
Best documentary- Tamghe
Best visual effect- Neeti
Best actor (critic choice)- Uroob Fatima
Jury award for a film- Mohabbat Ek Tasawwur
The evening saw a powerful music performance by the various music clubs of the University which brought the audience to their feet with their melodious songs like Bulleya, Naina, kal Ho naa ho, and many more.