65th National Film Awards: Sridevi wins Best Actress award, Assamese film Village Rockstars is Best Film


Mayurakshi which got the Best Bengali Film award was personally recommended by jury head Shekhar Kapur, who seemed to be a fan of the movie himself. Best Film on Art and Culture was given to Girija: A life of music. The Fish Curry and Tokri: The Basket won The Best Animation Film. India’s official entry to the Oscars this year, Newton might not have made it to the final list at the Academy awards, but it did manage to become the Best Hindi Film at the National Awards. In the music category, maestro AR Rahman got two awards – one for the Best Music Direction for Kaatru Veliyidai and the other for Best Background Score for MOM. The chairpersons of three juries (Feature, Non-feature and Writing) announced the awards in the various categories. Parvathy starrer take Off also bagged the Best Production Design award. In the music category, maestro AR Rahman got two awards – one for the Best Music Direction for Kaatru Veliyidai and other for Best Background Score for MOM. Headed by filmmaker Shekar Kapur, the panel included lyricist Mehboob, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Ranjit Das, Rajesh Mapuskar, Tripurari Sharma, Rumi Jaffrey, screenwriter Imtiaz Hussain, South Indian actress Gautami Tadimalla and Kannada director P Sheshadri. Related News
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65th National Film Awards: While Assamese movie Village Rockstars won the Best Film award, Jayaraj was adjudged the Best Director for his film Bhayanakam. While the Best Non-Feature Film was awarded to Water Baby, the Best Educational Film was given to The Girls We Were and The Women We Are. While Assamese movie Village Rockstars won the Best Film award, Jayaraj was adjudged the Best Director for his film Bhayanakam. While K J Yesudas was announced the Best Male Playback Singer for his song “Poy Maranja Kalam” in Viswasapoorvam Mansoor, Shashaa Tirupati received the Best Female Playback Singer award for “Vaan” in Kaatru Veliyidai. Baahubali: The Conclusion won three awards at the 65th National Film Awards. It received two more awards – Best Action Direction and Best Special Effects. Other awards included Best Choreography to Ganesh Acharya for his work in the PadMan song “Gori Tu Latth Maar”, Best Child Artist to Banita Das for Village Rockstars and the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration to Marathi film Dhappa. This was followed by Malayalam star Fahad Fazil winning the Best Supporting Actor (Male) award for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum and Bollywood star Divya Dutta bagging the Best Supporting Actor (Female) award for Irada. In the Special Mentions category, Marathi film Morkiya, Oriya film Hella Aarsi and Malayalam film Take Off were honoured. Irada actor Divya Dutta was declared Best Supporting Actor (Female) at the 65th National Film Awards. The 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 3, 2018. Other best films in various languages include Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam), Kaccha Limbu (Marathi), Hebbettu Ramakka (Kannada) and Ghazi (Telugu) to name a few. In the top actors’ categories, Best Actor Male and Female went to Riddhi Sen (Nagarkirtan) and Sridevi (MOM), respectively. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
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The Special Jury Award was won by A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings.