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63rd National Film Awards

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The 63rd National Film Awards were started as an annual incentive by the Government of India to encourage meaningful films.

63rd National Film Awards

The Complete List of Major Winners:

  • Best actress: KanganaRanaut for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’KanganaRanaut was adjudged the Best Actress last year for VikasBahl’s Queen, which also emerged as the Best Film. Kangana had earlier won the Best Supporting Actress award for Fashion in 2008.
  • Best actor: Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Piku’, this is fourth National Award for Amitabh Bachchan who had earlier won for Agneepath, Paa and Black
  • Best Film: ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’
  • Best Director: Sanjay LeelaBhansali for ‘BajiraoMastani’
  • Best popular film providing wholesome entertainment: ‘BajrangiBhaijaan’
  • Best Film Friendly State Award: Gujarat (special mention to UP and Kerala)

Most Film-Friendly State

  • Gujarat was named the Most Film-Friendly State at the 63rd National Film Awards, a major step by the Indian government to promote film tourism in the states because this sort of an award will enthuse the states.
  • This is the first time that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has bestowed this award in order to promote film tourism in states.

The awards bestowed including Best films from various languages across India.

The Complete List of Major Winners:

Best Bodo film  DauHuduniMethai
Best Punjabi film  ChauthiKoot
Best Odiya film  Pahada Ra Luha
Best Marathi film  Ringan
Best Malyalam film  Pathemari
Best Konkani film  Enemy
Best Kannada film  Thithi
Best Hindi film  DumlagaKHaisha
Best Bengali film  Shankhachil
Best Assamese film  Kothanodi
Best Khasi film  Onaatah
Best Haryanvi film  Satrangi
Best Wancho film  The Head Hunter
Best Manipuri film  EibusuYaohanbiyu
Best Mizo film  Kima’s lode Beyond the Class
Best Maithili film  MithilaMakhaan
Best Sanskrit film  Priyamanasam
Best Telugu film  Kanche
Best Tamil film  Visaaranai
Best Choreography  Remo S’Souza (DeewaniMastani in BajiraoMastani)
Best Background score  Ilaiyaaraja (ThaaraiThappattai)
Best Music direction  M Jayachandran (KaathirunnuKaathirunnu in EnnuNinteMoideen)
Best Costume Designer and Make-up Artist  Nanak Shah Fakir
Best Editing  Late Kishore TE (Visaaranai)
Best Dialogues  JuhiChaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
Best Screenplay Writer (Original)  JuhiChaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
Best Cinematography  SudeepChaterjee (BajiraoMastani)
Best Female Playback Singer  Monali Thakur (MohMohKeDhage)
Best Supporting Actress  TanviAzmi (BajiraoMastani)
Best Supporting Actor  Samuthirakani (Visaaranai)
Special Mention  RinkuRajguru (Sairat)
Special Mention  Jayasurya (Su SuSudiVathmeekam&LukkaChuppi)
Special Mention  Ritika Singh (IrudhiSuttru)
Best Children’s Film  Duronto
Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation  ValiyaChiraKullaPakshikal
Best Film on Social Issues  Nirnayakam
NargisDutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration  Nanak Shah Fakir
Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director  NeerajGhaywan (Masaan)