Jitendra Joshi has been selected as the 2022 New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) Best Actor after Geo Studios’ highly anticipated film ‘Godavari’ made a name for itself at many prestigious national and international film festivals. around the world. Therefore, the crown of ‘Godavari’ has been hoisted again. Produced by Blue Drop Films and Jitendra Joshi Pictures and directed by Nikhil Mahajan, the film stars Jitendra Joshi, Vikram Gokhale, Nina Kulkarni, Sanjay Mone, Priyadarshan Jadhav, and Gauri Nalawade in the lead roles.
Director Nikhil Mahajan says about ‘Godavari’: “The film ‘Godavari’ has won many awards around the world. After participating in various film festivals, Godavari has been listed among the top five films selected for screening at the now nominated Cannes Film Festival I am very happy that my dear friend and actor Jitendra Joshi from this film has also been selected as Best Actor of New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2022. Attempts have been made in ‘Godavari’ to unravel the entanglement between life and death. . This film was shot in just seventeen days.”
The film has previously won several awards. Jitendra Joshi won Best Actor in ‘Iffi 2021’ and Nikhil Mahajan won the Special Jury Prize for Directing. The film ‘Godavari’ was selected as the opening film in 2022 at the New York Indian Film Festival. The world premiere in 2021 at the Vancouver International Film Festival and the Asia Pacific premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival. Director Nikhil Mahajan has been awarded as the best director and Shamim Kulkarni has been awarded as the best photographer at the Pune International Film Festival.