National Film Awards was announced today and the results weren’t surprising. While most of the awards were clinched by regional cinema, only a few Hindi movies were recognized.
Rajkummar Rao’s Newton won an award in the Best Hindi film category, Pankaj Tripathi won a special mention for his impeccable performance in Newton.
Veteran actor Sridevi, who passed away earlier this year, won the Best Actress Award posthumously for her performance in Mom. On the other hand, Vinod Khanna was awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to the world of cinema.
If you have missed the announcement, here’s a list of who won what at the 65th National Film Awards:
SPECIAL MENTION category: PANKAJ TRIPATHI- NEWTON
BEST HINDI FILM- NEWTON-
BEST ACTION DIRECTION AWARD: Abbas Ali Moghul (Baahubali-The Conclusion)
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY- Gori Tu Latth Maar FROM TOILET EK PREM KATHA
BEST BACKGROUND SCORE- MOM
BEST ACTRESS- SRIDEVI FOR MOM
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS- DIVYA DUTTA FOR IRAADA
DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARD- VINOD KHANNA
BEST FEATURE FILM: Village Rockstars
BEST MALE PLAYBACK SINGER: K.J Yesudas (Viswasapoorvam Mansoor)
BEST POPULAR FILM PROVIDING WHOLESOME ENTERTAINMENT Baahubali – The Conclusion
BEST FILM ON ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION/PRESERVATION: IRADA
BEST ACTOR: Riddhi Sen (NAGARKIRTAN)>