Shobu Yarlagadda , Aashish Singh, Taran Adarsh and Shreyansh Hirawat
Shobu Yarlagadda , Aashish Singh, Taran Adarsh and Shreyansh HirawatPR Handout

Yash Raj Films, Fox Star Studios and Anil Thadani were honoured with various awards at the 3rd edition of Indywood Film Carnival, which was held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad from December 1 to 4.

Indywood Film Tourism Awards 2017 was organised to honor top national and international film commissions and tourism boards who have taken brilliant initiatives to encourage film tourism.  Thorir Ibsen, Ambassador of Iceland to India, Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India and  Archil Dzuliashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to India also graced the event.

On this occasion, Indywood Film Carnival honoured top film critics, production and distribution houses and cinema chains of India. Here is the list of winners of the awards at the third edition of Indywood.

No Award Winner
1 National Producer of the Year Yash Raj Films
2 Best National Distributor award Fox Star Studios and AA Films
3 Distribution Personality of the Year Anil Thadani
4 Media Icon of the Year Taran Adarsh
5 International Film Brand of the Year Lionsgate
6 Best Film Festival of India International Film Festival of India - Goa
7 Best Film Institute Film and Television Institute of India
8 Most Prolific Cinema Chain of the year Cinepolis
Indywood founder Sohan Roy honours Anil Thadani
Indywood founder Sohan Roy honours Anil ThadaniTwitter

In bid to bridge the gap between the East and the west, Indywood Film carnival opened new avenues for international trade and investments and kept its promise to bring the Indian diaspora a step closer to the global film market. The event hosted over 150 potential investors this year who have a major role to play in fulfilling the set target of a whopping 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood.

Indywood Film Market (IFM), the trade arm of IFC, bustled with energy and witnessed participation of over 600 companies and 3,000 plus trade delegates. The exhibition segment was not just attended by top international brands like Sony, Cannon, Ari, Red, but also saw participation from emerging film markets like Cambodia.