(left) Manick Sorcar and his daughter Piya
with Gerald Goldberg, the president of
International Film and TV Festival of New York, after getting the awards,
(right) Manick and Piya at the festival.
January 25, 1991: The jury of the 33rd Annual International Film and TV Festival of New York awarded Manick Sorcar's "Deepa & Rupa: A Fairy Tale From India" the Silver Medal for Computer Graphics and the Bronze Medal for Home Video Children's Program category. At this festival, Sorcar's "Deepa & Rupa" beat out Hanna Barbera's entry "The Greatest Adventure" and Children's Workshop's "Sesame Street" (see below).