63rd National Film Awards: The Complete Winners List

The 63rd Indian National Film Awards are bagful of surprises, hits and misses, some expected announcements and some totally unexpected. The National Awards are the most respected among all Indian awards, as they are not backed by business houses, or publications or any private parties. Their credibility is always considered superior to any other film award in India. The major highlight is Kerala winning a special award for Best Movie Friendly State.
The complete list of winners:

Best Film: Baahubali

Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Best Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Piku

Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut, Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Best Supporting Actor: Samuthirakani for  Visaaranai

Best Supporting Actress: Tanvi Azmi, Bajirao Mastani

Best Hindi Film: Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film Of A Director: Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Best Choreography: Remo D’Souza, Deewani Mastani song in Bajirao Mastani

Best Female Playback Singer: Monali Thakur, Moh Moh Ke Dhage

Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chaterjee, Bajirao Mastani

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Nanak Shah Fakir

Best Screenplay Writer (Original): Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

Best Screenplay – Dialogues: Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

Best Malayalam Film: Pathemari, Artistically narrated saga of 2 generations of Malayali workers who migrated to gulf for livelihood

Best Film on Social Issue: Niranayakam

Best Music Direction: M Jayachandran for Song Kaathirunnu Kaathirunnu for the Ennu Ninte Moideen

Best Music Direction- Background Score: Ilaiyaraaja, Thaarai Thappattai

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal

Best Children’s Film: Duronto

Best Tamil Film: Visaaranai

Best Telugu Film: Kanche

Best Sanskrit Film: Priyamanasam

Best Kannada Film: Thithi

Best Marathi Film: Ringan

Best Maithili Film: Mithila Makhaan

Best Punjabi Film: Chauthi Koot

Best Bengali Film: Sankhachil

Best Konkani Film: Enemy

Best Assamese Film: Kothanodi

Best Haryanvi Film: Satrangi

Best Wancho Film: The Head Hunter 

Best Khasi Film: Onaatah

Best Manipuri Film: Eibusu Yaohanbiyu

Best Mizo Film: Kima’s Lode Beyond the Class

Best Odiya Film: Pahada Ra Luha

Special Mention: Ritika Singh for the film Irudhi Suttru

Best Editing: Late Kishore T.E for Visaranai

 

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