The Chennai International Film festival which came to a close yesterday was a huge hit. Several thousand film-buffs caught movies in six screens across the city.
Over 171 films from several countries were screened. A success it was, said officials from Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, who organised the event, Interestingly the event in its valedictory saw many awards given away. The awards were presented by actor Sarath Kumar on Thursday.
Best Tamil Feature Films : 1st Prize – Kutram Kadithal, 2nd Prize – Sathuranga Vettai, Special Jury Award – Kathai Thiraikadhai Vasanam iyakkam, Special mention – Poovarasam Pee Pee, Amitabh Bachan Youth Icon Award – Director Karthik Subbaraj and AMMA Award for the short film Chiee made by the students of MGR Government Film and Television Institute.