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7thFOIOA Winners Announced: Meel Patthar bags the Best Feature Film


Suvinder Vicky and Lakshvir Saran in a still from Meel Patthar

The winners of the 7th FOI Online Awards for feature films released in the annual year 2021 have been announced. The annual online poll which considers votes by a community of film-buffs released nominations on 15th January, 2022.


Meel Patthar by Ivan Ayr bagged the topmost honour this year. The film also bagged the award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Sound Design & Mixing. Shoojit Sircar's Sardar Udham topped the tally with the most number of wins (in 6 categories) - Best Direction, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Music Direction (Score), Best Production Design and Best Costume Design.


Besides the winners in award categories, 3 Special Jury Mentions were also announced.

Check out the complete list of winners below:


Best Feature Film: Meel Patthar

Best Direction: Sardar Udham (Shoojit Sircar)

Best Original Screenplay: Meel Patthar (Ivan Ayr & Neel Manikant)

Best Dialogues: Pagglait (Umesh Bist)


Best Actor In A Leading Role: Vicky Kaushal, Sardar Udham

Best Actress In A Leading Role: Konkona Sensharma, Ajeeb Daastaans

Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Ashutosh Rana, Pagglait

Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Anubha Fatehpuria, Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi

Best Performance By An Ensemble Cast: Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi


Best Cinematography: Sardar Udham (Avik Mukhopadhayay)

Best Film Editing: Sherni (Dipika Kalra)

Best Sound Design & Mixing: Meel Patthar (Gautam Nair, Harikrishnan Gopalakrishnan & Sinoy Joseph)


Best Music Direction - Score: Sardar Udham (Shantanu Moitra)

Best Music Direction - Songs: Atrangi Re (A R Rahman)

Best Original Song: Phire Faqeera, Pagglait

Best Playback Singer – Male: Arijit Singh, Tumhein Mohabbat Hai, Atrangi Re

Best Playback Singer – Female: Himani Kapoor, Thode Kam Ajnabi, Pagglait

Best Lyricist: Neelesh Misra, Phire Faqeera, Pagglait


Best Production Design: Sardar Udham (Mansi Dhruv Mehta & Dmitrii Malich)

Best Costume Design: Sardar Udham (Veera Kapur Ee)

Best Make-Up & Hair Styling: 83 (Vikram Gaikwad)

Best Choreography: Chaka Chak, Atrangi Re (Vijay Ganguly)

Best Action Direction: Shershaah (Stefan Richter & Sunil Rodrigues)


SPECIAL JURY MENTIONS:

Fahim Irshad (Writer - Screenplay) - Aani Maani

Shweta Basu Prasad (Actress) - Jamun

Vikrant Massey (Actor) - Haseen Dillruba


(Click here to view complete Nominations List)