The winner’s list of 64th National Film Awards was announced on Friday. The chairperson of the jury in feature films was the Prominent Filmmaker Priyadarshan while award-winning cinematographer and writer Raju Misra was the chairperson in non-feature category. The award ceremony will take place on May 3 at the Vigyan Bhawan.
Akshay Kumar Wins His First National Award
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has won his first national award. He won the best actor award for the film Rustom.
Zaira Wasim Wins Best Supporting Actress For Dangal
Kashmir-born Zaira Wasim, who played in Aamir Khan's Dangal has won her first national award. She was given the award for the best-supporting actress for Dangal. Her performance playing the role of gold medal-winning Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat was widely appreciated by critics and audience alike.
Best Actress - Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director - Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues - 'Pink'
Best Children's Film - 'Dhanak' (Hindi)
Best Supporting Actor - Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)
Best Debut Film of a Director - Deep Chaudari (Alifa)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment - 'Sathamanam Bhavathi'
Best Stunt Choreography - Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
Best Hindi Feature Film - Neerja
Best Male Playback Singer - Sundara Iyer (Joker)
Best Female Playback Singer - Iman Chakraborty (Praktan)
Best Screenplay (original) - Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Screenplay (adapted) - Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)
Best Feature Film in Regional Language- Bisarjan (Bengali)