National Film Awards 2k18


National Film Awards 2k18

One of the highest prestigious awards in the honour of Indian Cinema is National Film Awards. The announcement of the 65th National Film Awards was held at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. The chairpersons of the three juries (Feature, Non-feature and Writing) for the 65th National Film Awards announced the awards for the various categories including Best Telugu Film Award, Best Male and Female Playback Singer, Best Children’s Film, Best Direction, etc.

This year, the head of the jury was director Shekhar Kapur. The jury panel has 10 members including screenwriter Imtiaz Hussain, lyricist Mehboob, South Indian actress Gautami Tadimalla, Kannada director P Sheshadri, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Ranjit Das, Rajesh Mapuskar, Tripurari Sharma and Rumi Jaffrey.
After the announcement, the award ceremony for the 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 13, 2018. The National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind

The National Film Awards recognised the contribution of later actors Vinod Khanna and Sridevi by honouring them posthumously.

While the vateran actress late Sridevi bags Best actress award, A.R. Rehman becomes the master of two new awards and film Village Rockers gets the title of best film. Bahubali: The Conclusion and Film Newton that stars Rajkumar Rao are among the major winners.

Here comes the full list of the well deserved winners:
While Riddhi Sen and Sridevi won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards, respectively.The Best film award was declared for the Assamese film Village Rockstars.

Dada Saheb Phalke Award: Vinod Khanna
Best Director: Jayaraj for Bhayanakam (Malayalam)
Best Actor: Ridhhi Sen for Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)
Best Actress: Sridevi for Mom (Hindi)
Best Supporting Actor – Fahadh Faasil for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)
Best supporting actress – Divya Dutta for Irada (Hindi)
Best Action Direction: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)
Best Choreography: Ganesh Acharya for Toilet Ek Prem Katha
Best Film for National Integration –
Dhappa (Marathi)
Best Popular Film: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)
Best Debut Film of a Director: Pampally for Sinjar (Jasari)
Best film on Social Issues: Aalorukkam (Malayalam)
Best Child artist: Bhanita Das for
Village Rockstars (Assamese)
Best Children’s Film: Mhorkya
Best Cinematography: Nikhil S Praveen for Bhayanakam (Malayalam)
Best Special Effects: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)
Special Jury Award: Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)
Best Film Critic: Giridhar Jha

Special Mention for Film Criticism:
Sunil Mishra of Madhya Pradesh

Special Mention:
Mhorkya (Marathi)
Hello RC (Odiya)
Take Off (Malayalam)
Pankaj Tripathi for Newton (Hindi)
Malayalam actor Parvathy
Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Irada (Hindi)
Best Regional films
Kaccha Limbu (Marathi)
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)
Fahadh Faasil in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
Newton (Hindi)
Mayurakshi (Bengali)
Ishu (Assamese)
To Let (Tamil)
Gazi (Telugu)
DHH (Gujarati)
Hebbettu Ramakka (Kannada)
Sinjar (Jasari)
Hello Arsi (Odiya)
Walking With The Wind (Ladakhi)
Paddayi (Tulu)
An image from ‘Newton’

Best Lyrics: Muthu Ratna for March 22 (Kannada)
Best Music Direction (Songs): A.R. Rahman for Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil)
Best Music Direction (Background score): A.R. Rahman for Mom (Hindu)
Best Location Sound Recordist: Mallika Das, Village Rockstar (Assamese)
Best Sound Design: Walking With The Wind (Ladakhi)
Best Female playback Singer- Shasha Tirupati for Vaan Varuvaan from
Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil)
Best Male Playback Singer: Yesudas for Poy Maranja Kalam from Viswasapoorva M Mansoor

Best Make Up artist- Ram Razak for
Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)
Best Production Design: Santosh Rajan for Take off (Malayalam)
Best Editing: Reema Das for Village Rockstar (Assamese)
Best Costume: Gobinda Mandal for
Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)

Best Original Screenplay: Sajeev Pazhoor for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)
Best Adapted Screenplay: Jairaj for
Bhayankam (Malayalam)
Best Dialogues: Sambit Mohanty for Hello Arsi (Odiya)


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