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


At the 66th National Film Awards held on 23rd December 2019 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, Dr. Vibha Bakshi receives the award for her Documentary Film: SON RISE in the category of Best Film (Non Feature) and Best Editing (Non Feature).

At the national award function, family celebrating the awards of our daughter, Dr. Vibha Bakshi’s latest film: SON RISE in the category of Best Film (Non Feature) and Best Editing (Non Feature), at the Vigyan Bhavan on 23rd December 2019.
(From Left to Right) – Vishal Bakshi, Geeta Chhabra, Kamal Bakshi, Urmilla Bakshi, Dr. Vibha Bakshi, Varun Bakshi and Vir Bakshi.

Photograph of SON RISE team.
(From Left to Right) – Abhishek Yamsanwar - Production, Boby John – Sound Design, Malay Ray – Colorist, Attar Singh Saini – Director of Photography, Sunil Jaglan, Jitender Chattar, Vibha Bakshi – Director & Producer, Karan Tolani – Second Unit Camera, Madhubrata Mohanty – Assistant Editor and Hemanti Sarkar – Editor.

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.

What a proud moment for Vibha Bakshi, creator of SON RISE! Standing Ovation!