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Tingya and Checkmate take top honours at this years State Film Awards.
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Mangesh Hadawale directed 'Tingya' bagged the ‘Best Movie’ award at the State Film Award function held at 'Garaware Stadium', Aurangabad on April 29. The award of the ‘Best Child Artist’ was given to Sharad Goekar who played the role of 'Tingya' in the movie.

Ajinkya Deo bagged the ‘Best Actor’ award for his sensational performance as 'Vasudev Balwant Phadke' while ‘Best Actress’ award was given to Ashwini Bhave for her role in 'Kadachit'.

The first prize of Rs. 85,000 was given to'Tingya' while the second of Rs. 50,000 was given to 'aEwdhasa Abhaal' and the third to 'Checkmate' of Rs. 35,000. State minister of cultural affairs Ashok Chavan gave the awards away.

The Chief minister gave 'Shantaram Lifetime Achievement' away to Ramesh and Seema Deo. The 'Raj Kapoor award' was given to Gulzar for his contributions to the cinema world. However, due to his unavailability, the award was received by Vijay Padalkar.

The show was hosted by Makarand Anapure and Kamlakar Satpute was made delightful by their satirical commentary on the recent IPL saga. Mahesh Manjarekar did the direction of the show.

Other awards that were grabbed were
Award Winner Movie
Best Story Mantri Bhandari  aEwadhasa Aabhaal
Best Script Girish Joshi Kadachit
Best Dialogue Mangesh Hadawale Tingya
Best Lyrics Prakash Holkar Tingya
Best Music and Singer Ajay-Atul Tujha Majha Sansarala
Best Singer (Female) Anjali Ankalikar-Tikkekar De Dhakka
Best Comedy Movie Valu  
Best Actor in Comedy Role Siddharth Jadhav De Dhakka
Best Supporting Actor Swapnil Joshi Checkmate
Best Supporting Actress Madhavi Juvekar Tingya
Best Newcomer Sonali Kulkarni Bakula Namdev Ghotale
Best Special Appearance (Actor) SadaShiv Amrapurkar Kadachit
Best Special Appearance (Actress) Chitra Navnathe  
Best Choreographer Umesh Jadhav Jabardast
Best Rural Film Mangesh Hadawale Tingya
Best Social Film Rahul Dev Vasudev Balwant Phadke
Best Art Director Nitin Desai Vasudev Balwant Phadke
Best Lighting Sanjay Jadhav Checkmate
Best Editing Rajesh Rao Checkmate
Best Sound Avdoot Wadkar Checkmate
Best Make-up Pandharinath Jukar Checkmate
Best Costumes Gita Godbole Jagjivani Mahalaxmi

The internationally acclaimed movie 'Tingya' grabbed 7 awards while 'Checkmate' grabbed with 6 awards.