Director Kaushik Ganguly's 'Nagarkirtan' (Bengali) won four awards at 9th SAARC Film Festival. It won awards for Best Feature Film, Best Original Score (Prabuddha Banerjee), Best Actor (Riddhi Sen) and Best Director (Kaushik Ganguly). It received recognition for its most sensitive and delicate employment of emphatic power of cinema depicting truth but understanding beyond prejudice, cultural, religious and gender borders.
Nagarkirtan: It is critically acclaimed Bengalmovie, starring Riddhi Sen and Ritwik Chakraborty. It is love story of a transwoman and a flautist. In 2017, it had won four National Awards, including The Best Actor, The Special Jury (Feature Film), Best Costume Design and Best Make-up Artiste
Two other Indian films also have won awards at 19th SAARC Film Festival