Pandit Raghunath Murmu Academy of Santali Cinema and Art - RASCA



RASCA is a cine academy which stands for Pandit Raghunath Murmu Academy of Santali Cinema & Art. In Santali language Rasca means ‘joy’.

Surya Singh Besra, the director of RASCA announced the launch of santali film awards, at a meeting held on February 3, 2008.

The goal of RASCA is to promote Santhali Films and Albums, and in upbringing them to get recognization. Classes are provided to the students in acting & dancing primarily along with technical education of film equipments, guest lectures are also arranged.

RASCA organises the Award Ceremony for the work done in the field of cinema and art to the artists and the people engaged with the work by felicitating them with Awards, Certificates, Trophies and Cash in different category.

The categories include Best Actor and Actress, Best Film, Best Choreography, Best Music, Best Story, and more.

RASCA Award Ceremony is organised on 5th May to coincide with Pundit Raghunath Murmu’s birth anniversary.

First ever RASCA Award Ceremony was organised in the year 2008 at XLRI Auditorium, Jamshedpur.

Then after a gap of two years in 2011, second RASCA Award Ceremony was organised. The second RASCA Award Ceremony was organised after a gap of two years due to Parliamentry Elections in 2009 and because of inadequate number of films for nomations in the award ceremony in 2010, which broke the continuity of organizing RASCA award ceremony each year. It was held in 2011 at Michael John Auditorium, Bistupur, Jamshedpur.

3rd Rasca Award Ceremony was organized on 5th May, 2012 at Birsa Munda Town Hall, Sidhgora.


To see the details of all RASCA award ceremony with Award winner name please click on the below link in order to proceed :


1st Rasca Award, 2008
2nd Rasca Award, 2011
3rd Rasca Award, 2012
4th Rasca Award, 2013

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