Announcement as winner of 66th National Film Awards for the documentary film: SON RISE from the President of India.


Dr. Vibha Bakshi expressing her sentiments on the announcement of being the winner of the 66th National Film Award for her documentary film: SON RISE.

The Team of SON RISE… wins the 66th National Film Award in India.
(From Left to Right) – Abhishek Yamsanwar-Production, Boby John-Sound Design, Malay Ray-Colorist, Attar Singh Saini-Director of Photography, Sunil Jaglan &Jitender Chattar-ordinary men doing the extra ordinary in changing the narrative on gender inequality, Vibha Bakshi-Director & Producer, Karan Tolani-Second Unit Camera, Madhubrata Mohanty-Assistant Editor and Hemanti Sarkar-Editor.

In New Delhi. An epic film premier of SON RISE directed by Dr. Vibha Bakshi. (From Left to Right) – Vishal Bakshi, Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (United Nations Under-Secretary General & Executive Director of UN Women) and Dr. Vibha Bakshi.

Geeta Chhabra & Ved Chhabra… the proud parents of Dr. Vibha Bakshi.

House Full at The Royal Opera House-Mumbai, India.

What a proud moment for Dr. Vibha Bakshi, creator of SON RISE!
Standing Ovation at The Royal Opera House-Mumbai, India!

Consulates of the World came together to help change the narrative on gender inequality at National Museum of Indian Cinema, Mumbai on 25th April 2019.
Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi with the Consul Generals of Brazil, USA, Italy, Canada, Norway, Sweden, South Africa, France, China, New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Nishtha Satyam, UN Women’s Deputy Head and Prashant Pathrabe, Director General of Films Division at the special screening of SON RISE, hosted by the Consular Corps.

Geeta Chhabra with daughter Vibha Bakshi & Son-in-law Vishal Bakshi.

(Left to right) – Prashant Pathrabe, Director General, Films Division, Nishtha Satyam Deputy Country Representative, India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka, Dr. Vibha Bakshi-National Award Winning Filmmaker, Vishal Bakshi-Avatar Growth Capital Founder and Managing Partner and Mr. & Mrs. Hays-vice-dean of the Consular Corps and New Zealand Consul General.

House Full… With Standing Ovation!

Second Auditorium was also full. It welcomed a very responsive audience!

(From Left to Right) – Samira Chhabra, Valerie Pinto, Geeta Chhabra, Don Gardner, Viresh Chhabra, Attar Saini.