64th National Film Awards have been announced and Marathi Movie Kaasav directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar has bagged the Best Feature Film Award.
Akshay Kumar has been chosen for the Best Actor Award for Hindi Movie Rustom. Surabhi C M has been named as the best actress for her role in Malayalam film Minnaminungu-The Firefly. Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja bagged the best Hindi film award. Sonam will receive a special mention for her critically-lauded performance.
Announcing the awards, Chairman of the jury and noted film Director Priyadarshan said, Hindi movie Dhanak directed by Nagesh Kukunoor will get the best children film award. He said, Telugu movie Sathamanam Bhavathi has been chosen as the Best popular film providing wholesome entertainment.
He said, Best Film on social issue has been awarded to Hindi movie Pink. Mr Priyadarshan said, over 300 films were vied for the honours this year. The award for Best Supporting Actress will be conferred on Zaira Wasim for her role in Hindi movie Dangal. Manoj Joshi will get Best supporting actor award for Marathi movie Dashkriya.
Best Music Direction has been bagged by Bapu Padmanabha for Kannada movie Allama. Joker has been chosen as the Best Tamil movie, Wrong Side Raju has been chosen as best Gujarati movie, Peli Chuplu has been chosen as best Telugu film and Amaj Rati Keteki bagged the best Assamese movie award and Bisorjon is selected for Best Bengali Film.