66th National Awards: Here Is The Winner's List For You
New Delhi hosted the 66th National Awards on Friday. And we have some big wins like, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Andhadhun, Mahanati, Padmavat, Badhai Ho and KGF who competed with 419 films for the awards this year. The social media is all abuzz with congratulations and praises for each of the winners since the time of the announcements.
We take a look at the 13 movies which won the national award this year.
Andhadhun won the prestigious National Award for Best Hindi Film. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, the movie beat all the entries to take home the big award. The lead actor of the movie, Ayushmann Khurrana was awarded the Best Actor award for his stunning performance. The Best Adapted Screenplay award also went to the movie.
Uri: The Surgical Strike
Director Aditya Dhar won the Best Director award while Vicky Kaushal was honoured with the National Award for Best Actor. The military drama made on the surgical strike conducted by the armed forces in response to the Pulwama attack also won the Best Sound Design and Best Background Score awards.
Mahanati is a bilingual biopic movie in which Keerthy Suresh played the legendary actor Savitri. Keerthy won the Best Actress Award while the Nag Ashwin directorial won the Best Telugu Film and Best Costume awards.
Prashanth Neel’s directorial movie starring Yash not only won the hearts of the masses but also won the Best Action Direction and Best Special Effects awards.
Ayushmann Khurrana’s 2nd movie to win big at the national level, Badhaai Ho won the Best Popular Film for giving its audience a wholesome entertainment. Surekha Sikri won the Best Supporting Actor (Female) for the movie.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s big-budget blockbuster won three awards on the national stage. Arijit Singh won the Best Male Playback Singer for “Binte Dil”, Sanjay Leela Bhansali won the Best Music Direction and Kruti Mahesh Madya and Jyoti Tomar won the Best Choreography Award for “Ghoomar”.
Chalo Jeete Hein
Chalo Jeete Hein is a short film on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’ childhood and directed by Mangesh Hadawale. The movie won the Best Film on Family Values award.
The directorial beauty of Mansore and written by Sandhya Rani, Nathicharami won the Best Kannada Film, Best Female Playback Singer, Best Lyrics and Best Editing award.
Directed by R Balki and starring the superstar Akshay Kumar won the Best Film on Social Issues.
Hamid is an Urdu film telling the story of an 8-year-old boy, who believes the number 789, is God’s number and hence, calls him by dialling it. The movie won the Best Urdu Film.
Prasanth Varma’s directorial film, Awe is a Telugu psychological thriller which won the Best Special Effects and Best Makeup artist award.
Rangasthalam is a Telugu political drama film directed and written by Sukumar and won the award for the Best Re-recordist of the final mixed track.
Sudani from Nigeria
The Best Malayalam Film went to Sudani from Nigeria. The film narrated a sports story by portraying the complexity of emotions hidden in a mother-son relationship.
That’s your movie list for the weekend sorted. Make sure to check out more such interesting articles on Befazool Charcha.