Indian movie won People’s Choice Award
Indian movie ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ was awarded with People’s Choice Award at Rome Film Festival held in Rome, Italy. The winner was selected through on line voting system, by the audience. The movie also received an eight minute-long standing oration at the festival.

AR Rahman conferred with 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award
Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman has been confferred with prestigious 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai. He was presented with fifth edition of award by Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai for his contribution to the Indian music on the occasion of 78th birthday of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

Indian Scientist team won the NASA Award
The NASA award for an innovative technology named Burst Prevention & Puncture Curative (BPPC) technology was won by a team of Indian scientist led by Sameer Panda from Odisha 2015. Smitiparna Satpathy, KN Panda and Udit Bondia are the other members of the team. They won the award in the contest jointly organized by NASA and Society of Automobile Engineers, International named Create the Future Design Contest- 2015. They won the award for Mild Run Flat Tyre based on BPPC technology.

London doctorate to Ashok Amritraj
Tennis champion-turned Hollywood filmmaker Ashok Amritraj on 19 November 2015 was awarded with an honorary doctorate of Arts by the University of East London. Amritraj was honoured for promoting talented moviemakers from across the world, including India. Amritraj started his career as a tennis player who represented India on an international level. He competed in doubles at Wimbledon and the US Open.

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