Apr 072017
 

563354-17841959102103532390804591409064165nThe much-awaited winners’ list of the 64th National Film Awards was announced on Friday morning. Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’, which was directed by Ram Madhvani, was declared as the Best Hindi Feature Film. Akshay Kumar bagged the Best Actor award for his act in ‘Rustom’ while Ajay Devgn-directed ‘Shivaay’ won the award for Best VFX. Sonam Kapoor also got a Special Mention for her performance in ‘Neerja’.

Over 300 films vied for the honours this year. The process to choose the best from Indian cinema began in mid-March. Filmmaker Priyadarshan was the chairperson of the jury in feature films category, while nationally acclaimed cinematographer and writer Raju Misra was the chairperson in non-feature category.

Here is the list of 64th National Film Award winner:

Feature Films Awards
Best Actor – Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
Best Actress – Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director – Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues – ‘Pink’
Best Supporting Actor – Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)
Best Supporting Actress – Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
Best Debut Film of a Director – Deep Chaudari (Alifa)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – ‘Sathamanam Bhavathi’
Best Stunt Choreography – Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
Best Children’s Film – ‘Dhanak’ (Hindi)
Best Child Artist – Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
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 Editing – Rameshwar S. Bhagat (Ventilator)
Best Special Effect Award: ‘Shivaay’
Sound Designer – Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookkunna Neram)
Best Production Design – 24
Best Costume Designer – Sachin (Cycle)
Best Environmental film including agriculture – The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
Best Make-up Artist – MK Ramakrishna
Best Music Direction – Babu Padmanabha (Allama)

Special Mention
Kadvi Hawa (Hindi)
Mukthi Bhavan (Hindi)
Majirathi Keki (Assamese)
Neerja – Sonam Kapoor
Special Jury Award for Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Best Feature Films in Regional Languages
Madipur (Tulu)
Joker (Tamil)
Wrong Side Raju (Gujarati)
Pelli Choopulu (Telugu)
Dashakriya (Marathi)
Bisarjan (Bengali)
Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)
K Sera Sera (Konkani)
Reservation (Kannada)
Neerja (Hindi)

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