Awards

V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award

Jai Bhim Comrade

  • Grand Prize, Film South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2011
  • Best Film, Mumbai International Film Festival, 2012
  • Best Documentary, Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2012
  • Special Jury Prize, National Film Awards, India, 2012
  • Bartok Prize, Jean Rouch International Film Festival, 2012
  • Golden Camel, Jaipur International Film Festival, 2013

War and Peace

  • Grand Prize, Earth Vision Global Environment Festival, Tokyo, 2002
  • International Critics’ Award (FIPRESCI), Sydney Film Festival, 2002
  • Best Film/Video, Mumbai International Film Festival, 2002
  • International Jury Prize, Mumbai International Film Festival, 2002
  • Gold Award, Indian Documentary Producers’ Association, 2002
  • Best Documentary, International Video Festival, Kerala, 2003
  • Best Documentary, Karachi International Film Festival, 2003
  • Silver Dhow, Zanzibar International Film Festival, 2003
  • Best Non-Fiction, National Film Awards, India, 2004

A Narmada Diary

  • Filmfare Award, Best Documentary, India, 1996
  • Grand Prize, Earth-Vision Film Festival, Tokyo, 1996

Father, Son and Holy War

  • National Award, Best Investigative Documentary, India, 1995
  • National Award, Best Social Documentary, India, 1995
  • Special Jury Prize, Yamagata International Film Festival, Japan,1995
  • First Prize, Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel,1995
  • Special Jury Prize, Vancouver International Film Festival, 1995
  • International Jury Prize, Bombay International Film Festival, 1996
  • Audience Award, Sheffield International Film Festival, 2010

In the Name of God

  • Filmfare Award, Best Documentary, India, 1992
  • National Award, Best Investigative Doc. India, 1992
  • Ecumenical Prize, Nyon, Switzerland, 1993
  • Documentary Prize, Freibourg, Switzerland, 1993
  • Citizen’s Prize, Yamagata, Japan, 1993

In Memory of Friends

  • Silver Conch, Bombay Documentary Festival, 1990
  • Special Jury Prize, Mannheim, Germany, 1990
  • National Award, Best Investigative Doc. India, 1990

Bombay our City

      .   National Award, Best Non-fiction, India, 1986
      .   Filmfare Award, Best Documentary, India, 1986
      .   Special Jury Prize, Cinema du Reel, France, 1986

A Time to Rise

  • Silver Dove, Leipzig, Germany, 1981
  • The Tyne Award, Tyneside, U.K. 1982

Prisoners of Conscience

  • The Tyne Award, Tyneside Festival, U.K., 1982