Hyderabad based NRI Rajnesh Domalpalli’s debut film Vanaja won Best First Feature Award 2007 (Golden Bear) at Berlin Film Festival this year. This award consists of a Golden Bear prize and a cash prize of 50,000 euros (shared by producer and director). Vanaja film deals with a 14 year old poor girl who wants to become a classical dancer. This film also deals with sex abuse. Rajnesh wrote this script as a part of his thesis submission in Columbia University in the year 2001. -courtesy:idlebrain.com
HOW WONDERFUL AND INCREDIBLE IS THAT.
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE FIRST, NOT JUST FOR TELUGU CINEMA BUT INDIAN CINEMA AS WELL.
I HADNT EVER HEARD OF THIS GUY UNTIL TODAY....
I CANNOT BELIEVE ITS NOT FRONT PAGE NEWS ANYWHERE...LEAVE ALONE ANY SORT OF BUZZ ABOUT HIM HERE...
ANYWAYS...HERE'S THREE CHEERS AND HATS OFF TO RAJNESH DOMALPALLI. do we have an auteur on our hands??
go to vanajathefilm.com and check him out on