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Ceremony Year 2020
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Akshay Indikar is a filmmaker from India coming from nomadic tribe also an ex-student of Film and television institute of India. Writer, Director and Editor of Trijya his debut feature, derived from very personal autobiographical experiences.

His second feature film Sthalpuranis written, directed and edited by Akshay Indikar, had its world premiere at prestigious Berlinale Generation competition section 2020.

TRIJYA was selected in work in progress lab of NFDC, one among five films from South Asia. TRIJYA was also in the section of NFDC film bazar recommends. 2018 Attended Platform Busan ( A platform for young Asian filmmakers). Trijya had its world premiere at Shanghai International Film Festival 2019, and was nominated for Asian New Talent award for Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematographer. Later Trijya was invited in Black Nights of Tallin film Festival in current waves section 2019. Trijya is also competing in Bangladesh International Film Festival 2020 with Asian Cinemas. Trijya will also be competing in Black movie film festival 2020 at Geneva Switzerland.

His last Short DOH was world premiered in IDSFFK Kerala 2014, and travelled across various festivals. Later he made a Docu-fiction film based on a Dnyanpeeth awardee ( Highest Literary award in India ) Indian author-poet Prof. Bhalchndra Nemade.


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