Mangaluru, Nov 02, 2018: The first Hyssna Global Cine Awards presentation ceremony of Mandd Sobhann, the premier Konkani cultural organisation will be held at Kalaangann here on December 9. In this backdrop, Mandd Sobhann Gurkar Eric Ozario on November 2, Friday has announced the nominees for the award under nine categories.
The panel of judges include Dr Richard Castelino, Jithendra Shikerker (Goa), Rajesh Fernandes (Honnavar), Dr Rajay Pawar (Goa), John M Permannur (Mangaluru), B Charan Kumar and Dolwin Mendonca.
The panel has already shortlisted three top nominees in each category. The award includes a cash prize of Rs 25,000.
The nominees are as follows :
Best Movie: Anthu (Producer Karopady Akshay Nayak), Connection (Producer Sylvester Savio Fernandes) and Sophiya (Producer Janet Noronha)
Best Actor (Male): Elton Mascarenhas (Sophiya), Jackie Shroff (Soul Curry) and Sujay Shanubhag (Anthu)
Best Actor (Female): Ester Noronha (Sophiya), Priya Menezes (Ek Aslyar Ek Na) and Seema Biswas (Soul Curry)
Best Director: Christ Silva (Connection), Harry Fernandes (Sophiya) and Karopady Akshay Nayak (Anthu).
Best Music: Ramith Mahesh (Soul Curry), Vanil Veigas (Ek Aslyar Ek Na) and Christ Silva, Joel Fernandes, Tyron Noronha (Connection)
Best Supporting actor (Male): Chidanand Kamath (Anthu), Nagendra Shenoy (Anthu) and Ron Rodrigues (Ek Aslyar Ek Na)
Best Supporting actor (Female): Frivita D Souza (Sophiya), Poornima Suresh (Anthu) and Sonam Morajkar (Soul Curry)
Best Script: Harry Fernandes (Sophiya), Karopady Akshay Nayak (Anthu) and Pradeep Barboza (Ek Aslyar Ek Na)
Mandd Sobhann President Louis Pinto and other office bearers were present at the press meet.