Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dhanak' honoured in Berlin

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film "Dhanak" has bagged The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature-length film and also received a special mention at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 15, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor's film "Dhanak" has bagged The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for the best feature-length film and also received a special mention at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

He was also endowed with euro 7,500. The awards were announced Saturday.

"@Dhanakthefilm wins grand Prix for best feature at Berlinale. We also took special mention with the children's jury," Kukunoor tweeted Saturday.

The movie, which features Hetal Gada and Krrish Chhabria, was invited for the Generation Kplus programme at the gala, held Feb 5-15.

"Dhanak" was also screened at the prestigious film fest, where it had its world premiere.

"Dhanak" revolves around an eight-year-old visually challenged boy, whose elder sister promises him that his vision will return before his next birthday. This leads to a journey through Rajasthan.