In the national level short film competition—Alva’s Arena—organised by the department of journalism and mass communication, Alva’s College, The short film ‘Vrushti,’ directed by Nishith Shetty, bagged first place.
‘Ajji Mane’ won second place, and ‘Maathu Kathe’ won third place in the competition.
The best direction award was given to ‘Appayya Clinic,’ and the best editing award was won by the same team. The awards for the winners were distributed at Alva’s Arena-2022 on ‘July 6, 2021’.
The best cinematography award was bagged by the short film ‘Mouna’. The actor in the short film ‘Anusuya’ won the best actor award. Alva’s Arena competition received 80 short films from across India. Film director Sunil Kumar Desai, entrepreneur Shashidhar Shetty, Vijetha and Special School founder Kanthi Harish were present.