64th National Film Awards winners Announced: The most awaited National Film Awards for 2016 released movies in India will be hosted on 3rd May 2017. The National Award 2017 complete winners list is being announced in a Live Press Conference by Ministry of Information which started its broadcast at 11:30 AM on 7th April 2017 Friday. Directorate of Film Festivals of India presents the award to the best Indian movies every year and awards will be distributed by honorable President of India.
The 64th National Film Awards were announced for the best films of 2016 in various categories. There were a total of 31 awards, including feature films, non-feature films, and best writing on cinema. The award categories were divided into Feature Films, Best Writing on Cinema, Best Audiography, Best Editing, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Music Direction, Best Special Effects, and Best Non-Feature Films.
The Best Feature Film award went to Assamese film ‘Kothanodi’, directed by Bhaskar Hazarika. The Best Non-Feature Film award was presented to ‘Fireflies in the Abyss’, directed by Chandrasekhar Reddy. The Best Writing on Cinema award was given to ‘Haanduk’, written by Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar.
Some of the trending movies in the National Award 2017 that are expected to win awards are Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali, Actor Suriya’s 24 movie, Salman Khan’s Sultan, Aamir Khan’s Dangal. The complete list of National award 2017 winners will be updated on this website shortly. Overall, 344 movies in the 26 languages are nominated for the awards.
Malayalam movies director Priyadarshan is the Jury chairman of the 64th national Film Award which will be hosted on 3rd May 2017. New award called Best Action Director was introduced today and check out complete list of National Film Award 2016 winners below.
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64th National Film Awards 2017 Complete Winners List
|Best book On cinema||Lata Surgatha (story of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. )|
|Best Narration Voice-over||Makino|
|Best Short Fiction Film||Abba|
|Special animation film award||Hum Picture Banate Hai|
|Best film on social issues||I am Jija and Sanath|
|Best Environmental film||The Tiger who crossed the Line|
|Special Mention Awards||Kadvi Hawa, Mukti Bhavan, Adil Hussain (For Mukti Bhavan ) Sonam Kapoor for Neerja|
|Best Tamil Film||Joker – directed by Raju Murugan|
|Best Gujarati Film||Wrong Side Raju|
|Best Marathi Film||Dashakriya|
|Best Kannada film||Reservation|
|Best Hindi Film||Neerja|
|Best Bengali film||Bisorjon|
|Best Special Affects||Navin Paul for Shivaay|
|Special Jury Award||Malayalam actor Mohanlal|
|Best costume designer||Marathi film Cycle|
|Best Production design award||Tamil Film 24|
|Best Editing||marathi film Ventilator.|
|Best re-recording award||Priyanka Chopra produced Ventilator|
|Best Female Playback Singer||Emaan Chakraborty|
|Best Supporting Actress||Zaira Wasim for Dangal|
|Best Actor Award||Akshay Kumar for Rustom|
|Best Children’s Film||Dhanak|
|Best Film On Social Issue||Pink|
|Indira Gandhi Award for best debut film||Alifa|
|best Film||Marathi film Kaasav|
|Best Action Director (Newly introduced Award)||Peter Hayne|
|Best Actress award||Surabhi for Minnaminungu|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Sundara Iyer for Tamil film Joker|
The 64th National Film Awards also honoured veteran actor Manoj Kumar with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. The award was presented to him by President Pranab Mukherjee.