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Inlaks FTII Award


The Foundation focuses on providing scholarship, grants and awards in any field to outstanding young Indians to develop their professional, scientific, artistic and cultural abilities. It prides itself on being open to a wide range of subjects, many of which are not covered by other fund giving bodies. The Foundation looks for the unusual, searches out the special and spots people with promise.

It is in April 2007 that the Foundation initiated another series of awards – Inlaks Awards for Film and Television Studies – in India. The awards have been set up at the Film and Television Institute at Pune.

The awardees are selected through a two-tier selection process. Applications for the awards are invited from the students. The application has to be submitted to the Inlaks Foundation office in Mumbai. The application form may be downloaded from this website. www.inlaksfoundation.org The applications are shortlisted by the Foundation and the shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview. The Director of the Institute, staff members of the Institute and a representative of the Foundation constitute the committee.

The Awards have evolved over the years and at present the committee announces one annual award for each of the following categories (of Rs.1,00,000/-each).

  • One year Post Graduate Certificate courses in Television.
  • Direction
  • Electronic Cinematography
  • Video Editing
  • Sound Recording & TV Engineering

  • One year Post Graduate Certificate course in Screenplay Writing

  • Two year Post Graduate Diploma course in Acting

February 2017.

Applications for awards in Certificate Course in Television and Certificate Course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing can now be submitted.

The last date for submission of these applications is the 21st of February, 2017.

Candidates for these awards have been selected.

September 2017

Applications for the Inlaks Award for students of the two year post graduate diploma course in acting can now be submitted.

This form (available online) may be filled in and submitted

The last date for submission of applications is 15th October 2017.

Please refer to the FTII notice for further information.

Download Application Form (xls. format)

The 2017 awardees are :

  1. Sreeraj R.S - (Screenplay Writing)

  2. K. Swamy Rajan - (TV)

The 2015 awardees are :

  1. Rahat Jain - (Screenplay Writing)

  2. Sam Mohan A.M - (Acting)

  3. Gaurav Kumar Singh - (TV)

The 2014 awardees are :

  1. Himanshu Shekhar (Acting)

  2. Gaurav Patki (Screenplay Writing)

  3. Manind Bedi (TV)

  4. Krishna Lohani (TV)

The 2012 awardees are :

  1. Amol A. Deshmukh (Acting)

  2. Dharmkirti Sumant (Screenplay Writing)

  3. Krishnarjun Bhattacharjee ( TV Direction)

The 2010 awardees are :

  1. Tarun Wadhwa (Acting)

  2. Santosh Kumar Minawarapu (Screenplay Writing)

  3. Faisal Mohammed (TV)

The 2009 awardees are :

  1. Mujawar Niyaz Iqbal Ahmed (Screenplay Writing)

  2. Manish Gandhi (Acting)

  3. Faizal Ahamed (TV)

The 2008 awardees are :

  1. Parakh Chouhan (Screenplay Writing)

  2. Saharsh Kumar Shukla (Acting)

  3. Mahesh Kumar Manjhi (TV)

The awardees for 2007 were :

  1. Pitabhash Tripathy for Acting

  2. Jagdish Parmar for Script-writing


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