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DAM999 Sweeps 18 Awards at Global Independent Film Awards

Becoming a strong contender in International Film Festival circuit is not easy for any movie, and things would not be that smooth if the movie is released almost four years back. But 'DAM 999', the movie directed by Sohan Roy has broken all traditional misbelieves about an Indian director's movie in the International market, and the film is still continuing its dream run. Recently, the film has won 18 awards at the Global Independent Film Awards, and this clearly proclaims the global dimension of the movie irrespective of the time. 

The Global Independent Film Awards is one of the growing online film festivals which aims to recognize filmmakers and artists for their excellence. An award from this corner will really turn out to be another feather in the crown for 'DAM 999'. 

This festival does not screen movies, but it will announce the winners on the event  which will be held on January 2nd – 3rd 2015 at Henderson,United States. The festival gives awards in 72 categories, and this makes it one of the biggest online award platforms in the world. 

'DAM 999' is touted to be the first Hollywood movie produced and directed by an Indian group. The movie showcases a very emotional story in the backdrop of an endangered dam. The ancient Indian concept of ‘Navarasas’ are also depicted to perfection by the director with nine different actors. Ayurveda and its prominence in the modern world is also discussed in the movie. 

The film stars big names like Ashish Vidyarthi, Vimala Raman, Rajit Kapoor, Vinay Rai and Joshua Frederic Smith in the lead roles. Biz TV Network has produced this movie. 

DAM999 Awards

Category - BEST FEATURE FILM
DAM999 (IND), Executive Producer Abhini Sohan, Directed by Sohan Roy

Category - BEST ACTION / ADVENTURE FILM
DAM999 (IND), Executive Producer Abhini Sohan, Directed by Sohan Roy

Category - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
DAM999 (IND),Ajayan Vincent

Category  - BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
DAM999 (IND), Prasad EFX, Srinivas Mohan, & Priya Vincent

Category  - BEST EDITING
DAM999 (IND), Suresh Pai

Category - BEST SOUND
DAM999 (IND), Shajith Koyeri

Category - BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN 
DAM999 (IND), Padmasree Thota Tharrani

Category - BEST COSTUMES 
DAM999 (IND), S.B. Satheesh & Abhini Sohan

Category - BEST HAIR & MAKE-UP 
DAM999 (IND), Pattanam Rasheed

Category - BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
DAM999 (IND), C. Prasanna Sujith

Category - BEST ACTION SEQUENCE 
DAM999 (IND),  Executive Producer Abhini Sohan, Directed by Sohan Roy

Category -  BEST ACTOR 
DAM999 (IND), Vinay Rai (As Vinay)

Category -  BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR |
DAM999 (IND), Rajit Kapur (As Shankaran)

Category -  BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
DAM999 (IND), Ashish Vidyarthi (As Durai)

Category -  BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 
DAM999 (IND), Vimala Raman (As Meera)

Category -  ACTOR UNDER 18 
DAM999 (IND), Jineeth Rath (As Samuel)

Category - BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
DAM999 (IND), Ensemble Cast of DAM999

Category - EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD 
DAM999 (IND), Executive Producer Abhini Sohan & Director Sohan Roy