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President Pranab Mukherjee presented the 63rd National Film Awards

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Venue: Vigyan Bhavan, New delhi
Date: 03 of May, 2016

The well known celebrities Bachchan and Kangana Ranaut received National award from the Honourable President Pranab Mukherjee.

Category                                No. of awards
Non-Feature Film 21
Feature Film 51
Best Script Writing 3

i. Amitabh Bachchan played as a Bengali father in the film ‘Piku’ and Deepika Padukone is also a part of that film.
ii. The Himachal Queen Kangana Renaut won the National award in the film “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” for the dual role.
iii. The Prominent director in the Telugu industry S.S. Rajamouli won the award in Best Feature Film Category named the film “Baahubali: The Beginning”.
iv. The historical epic drama “Bajirao Mastani” achieved numerous awards.

The directorial debut film “Masaan” won the Indira Gandhi Award which is directed by Neeraj Ghaywan.It is also honoured that Biswadeep Chatterjee’s sound designing and Justin Ghose’s re-recording of the final mixed track in that film “Bajirao Mastani”.

    Winner list

Category Film/Technician
Best Feature Film Baahubali – The Beginning
Best Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Actor Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Piku’
Best Actress Kangana Ranaut for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’
Best Supporting Actor Samuthirakani for Visaaranai
Best Supporting Actress Tanvi Azmi, Bajirao Mastani
Best Hindi Film Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film Of A Director Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Best Choreography Remo D’Souza, Deewani Mastani song in Bajirao Mastani
Best Female Playback Singer Monali Thakur, Moh Moh Ke Dhage
Best Cinematography Sudeep Chaterjee, Bajirao Mastani
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration Nanak Shah Fakir
Best Screenplay Writer (Original) Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
Best Screenplay – Dialogues Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
Best Malayalam Film Pathemari
Best Film on Social Issue Niranayakam
Best Music Direction M Jayachandran for Song Kaathirunnu Kaathirunnu for the Ennu Ninte Moideen
Best Music Direction- Background Score Ilaiyaraaja, Thaarai Thappattai
Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal
Best Tamil Film Visaaranai
Best Telugu Film Kanche
Best Children’s Film Duronto