K. N. T. Sastry
|Born||September 5, 1945|
Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||September 13, 2018 73)(aged|
K. N. T. Sastry (born Kanaala Nanjunda Tirumala Sastry) (5 September 1945 – 13 September 2018) was an Indian film critic, screenwriter, director, littérateur, and producer, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema.He has garnered six National Film Awards, and three International honors.
He served as chairman of critics Jury at National Film Awards.Sastry was a Jury Member of Vladivostok International Film Festival 2003; Five time Jury Member for Indian Panorama- International Film Festival of India ; Jury Member the Nandi Awards, Government of Andhra Pradesh, and Fipresci Jury Member at Kinotavr film festival and Busan International Film Festival.
Sastry's Thilaadanam received "New Currents Award" at the 7th Busan International Film Festival.He worked on many research projects with veteran director B. Narsing Rao. Sastry's English Documentary Harvesting Baby Girls won the Special Jury Award at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.
|2016||Shaanu||Yes||Yes||The Golden Elephant Festival|
|2006||Kamli||Yes||Yes|| National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu |
|2003||Harvesting Baby Girls||Yes||Yes||Yes||Special Jury Award International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam|
|2000||Thilaadanam||Yes||Yes|| New York Indian Film Festival |
New Currents Award - 7th Busan International Film Festival
|1999||Surabhi||Yes||Yes||Documentary - Short Film|
Nandi Award for Best Documentary Film
National Film Award for Best Anthropological/Ethnographic Film
|1988||Daasi||Yes||National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu|
Diploma of Merit award at Moscow Film Festival
|1987||Maa Ooru||Yes||National Film Award for Best Anthropological/Ethnographic Film|
Media Wave Award at the Hungary International festival of visual arts
Best Film International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
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