National short film competition on voluntary blood donation

Entries are pre-screened by the competition Selection Committee. This panel, headed by Padma Bhushan Dr. Varaprasad Reddy, selects 100 films from the submission field. These officially selected films are then given to the jury members. An Official Jury, made up of artists, critics, writers, filmmakers, domain experts and educators views the public exhibition programmes and awards the festival’s prizes - cash, trophy, and certificate. The jury is divided into two distinct panels. The Remote Jury screens the competition films in special private screenings in selected cities across India.


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Padma Bhushan Varaprasad Reddy, Chairman

Padma Bhushan K. I. Varaprasad Reddy is a social activist making endeavour to improve the standard of life in society, an entrepreneur and scientist.

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A. L Vijay

A. L Vijay is a Tamil film director known for movies like Kireedam and critically acclaimed Madrasapattinam.

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Arvind Chenji

Arvind Chenji, a celebrated photographer, has countless assignments, advertising, editorial, fashion, food and others to his credit.

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Cheran is a Tamil film director from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has won the Indian National Film Award three times for Vetri Kodi Kattu, Autograph and Thavamai Thavamirundhu

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Dr. R S Gupta

Deputy Director General, National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC), Ministry of Health and family welfare – Govt. Of India.

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Dr. Shobini Rajan

Asst. Director General, National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC), Ministry of Health and family welfare – Govt. Of India.

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Nani - a Telugu actor known for his movies Eega (Makkhi), Ashta Chamma, Ala Modalaiyyindi and Eto Velipoyindi Manasu.

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Pandiarajan is always interested to introduce new talents to the film industry. He is actor, director and many more.

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Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva is a film director, dance choreographer and actor known for his works in South Indian and Bollywood films.

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Ram is another Tamil film director known for his work in Kattradhu Thamizh, had assisted Rajkumar Santoshi and Balu Mahendra.

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Yugi Sethu

Yugi Sethu is a Tamil actor, director and screenwriter. He has appeared in a few films in main and supporting roles and has contributed to films as a screenwriter

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Vaibhav Kumaresh

Animation Film Designer created the timeless angry maths teacher Simpoo, Poga on MTV and the amazing claymation commercials.

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Vivekh is a Tamil Actor and Padma Sri awardee, television personality and social activist won three Filmfare Best Comedian Awards.

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