The 61st National Film Awards were announced today, and among the winners were Rajkummar Rao and Hansal Mehta, for Best Actor and Best Director respectively for the movie ‘Shahid’ . Bhaag Mlkha Bhaag also won the Best Popular Movie for providing Wholesome Entertainment.
National Awards Best Non Feature Film- Kamal Swaroop for Rangbhoomi
Best Feature Film – Anand Gandhi’s Ship Of Theseus
National Awards Best Film on Social issues – Gulaabi Gang
Special Jury mention – Anjali Patil, child actor Chandana Roy.
National Award or wholesome entertainment – Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Actor Award – Rajkumar Rao for Shahid and Malayalam actor Suraj Venjaramoodu.
Special Jury Award – shared by Yellow and Miss.Lovely
Best Sound Design – Madras Cafe.
Best Dialogue – Marathi film Astu.
Best Female Singer award – Bela Shinde for popular Marathi song ‘Koda Koda’.
Best male playback singer award – Rupankar for Bengali film Jatishwar.
Best Supporting Actress Award – shared by Amruta Subhash for Astu and Alia El Kashif for Ship Of Theseus.
Best Supporting Actor – Saurabh Shukla for ‘Jolly LLB’.
Best Director award goes to Hansal Mehta for Shahid.
Best Film on Social Issues: Tuhya Dharma Koncha (Marathi) at National Film Awards
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Thalaimuraigal (Tamil).
Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director: Nagraaj Manjule for Fandry
Best Non Feature Film on Social Issues: Gulabi Gang
Best Children’s Film – Kaphal
Best Film on Social Issues- Tuhya Dharma Koncha (Marathi)
National Awards for Best Hindi Film – Jolly LLB
National Awards Best English Film – The Coffinmaker
National Awards Bengali Film -‘Jatishwar’ for its soulful music.
Best Choreography – Ganesh Acharya for ‘Masto Ka Jhund’ for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
Best Bengali Film – Bakita Byaktigato.
Best Kannada Film – to December 1
Best Malayalam Film -to North 24 Kaadham.
Best Tamil Film -Thanga Meengal
Best Telugu Film – Na Bangaaru Talli