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Filmmaker Kundan Shah to return his National award for Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

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Film directorKundan Shah will return his National Award for the film ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ over the FTII row and growing intolerance in the nation.

Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, along with 11 other filmmakers, had earlier returned their National Awards to offer support to the FTII students and protest against the ‘growing intolerance’ in the country.

Anand Patwardhan, Dipankar Banerjee, Paresh Kamdar, Nishtha Jain, Kirti Nakhwa, Harshavardhan Kulkarni, Hari Nair, Rakesh Sharma, Indraneel Lahiri, Lipika Singh Darai, Vikrant Pawar, Rakesh Shukla and Prateek Vats returned their awards along with Dibakar. (ANI)