National Film Awards announced

Apr 13, 2018 KRR


The 65th National Film Awards were announced on Friday by a 10-member jury headed by renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. While Vinod Khanna was posthumously given the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian cinema, late actress Sridevi won the Best Actress award for her performance in Mom that released in July last year.


Baahubali 2: The Conclusion won the award for Best Popular Film. Amit Masurkar’s Newton was named the Best Hindi film. Pankaj Tripathi, who played an endearing character of Assistant Commandant Aatma Singh in the film, got Special Mention award for his performance.



Full list of winners:


Dadasaheb Phalke Award - Vinod Khanna


Best Actress - Sridevi, MOM


Best Supporting Actress - Divya Dutta, Irada


Best Supporting Actor - Fahad Faasil (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)


Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Best Assamese Film - Ishu


Best Bengali film - Mayurakshi


Best Tamil film - To Let


Best Telugu film - Ghazi


Best Gujarati film - Dhh


Best Tulu Film - Paddayi


Best Jasari Film - Sinjar


Best Ladakhi Film - Walking With The Wind


Best Action-direction Film - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Best Choreography - 'Gori Tu Latth Mar' (Toilet: Ek Prem Katha)


Best Special Effects - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Special Jury Award - Nagarkirtan (Bengali)


Best Lyrics - 'Muthuratna', March 22 (Kannada)


Best Music Direction - AR Rahman (Kaatru Veliyidai)


Best Background Score - AR Rahman (Mom)


Best Makeup Artist - Nagar Kirtan


Best Costume - Nagar Kirtan


Best Production Design - Take Off


Best Editing - Village Rockstar, Reema Das (Assamese)


Best Sound Design and Re-Recordist - Walking with the Wind (Ladakh) – Justin A Jose, Sanal George


Best Audiography (location sound) - Mallika Das (Village Rockstar)


Best Original Screenplay - Sajeev Puzhoor (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)


Best Adapted Screenplay - Jayaraj (Bhayanakam)


Best Cinematography – Nikhil. S. Praveen (Bhayanakam)


Best Female Playback Singer - Sasha Tirupathi,('Vaan Varuvaan') Kaatru Veliyidai


Best Male Playback Singer - KJ Yesudas ('Poyi Maranja Kaalam') Viswasapoorvam Mansoor


Best child artist - Neeta Das (Village Rockstar)


Best Critic on Cinema - Giridhar Jha


Best Film on Social Issues - Aalorukkam


Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration - Dhappa


Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director - Sinjar


Best Feature Film - Village Rockstars


Best Actor - Riddhi Sen (Bengali film Nagarkirtan)


Best Dialogues - Sambit Mohanty (Hello Arsi)


Special Mentions - Pankaj Tripathi (Newton), Parvathy (Take Off), Prakruti Mishra (Hello Arsi), Yasharaj Karhade (Mhorkya)


Best Writing on Cinema (Special Mention) - Sunil Mishra


Best Book on Cinema - Matmagi Manipur: The First Manipuri Feature Film


Best Director – Jayaraj (Bhayanakam)


Best Children's Film - Mhorkya


Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation - Irada



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