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66th National Film Awards

66th National Film Awards

Sriram Raghvan’s ‘Andhaadun’ bagged the National award for Best Film and along with Hindi films ‘Uri’, ‘Padmaavat’ and ‘Badhai Ho’, it hogged the honours at the 66th National film awards.

Awards are as follows,

  • Best Feature Film Award - Gujarati film Hellaro
  • Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment - Badhaai Ho
  • Best Film on Social Issues – Padman (Hindi movie)
  • Best Film on Environment Conservation/ Preservation – Paani (Marathi movie)
  • Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration - Ondalla Eradalla (Kannada film)
  • Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director – Naal (Marathi movie)
  • Best Director Award - Aditya Dhar (for Uri: The Surgical Strike)
  • Best Actor Award (Shared) – Ayushman Khurana (Andhadhun) and Vicky Kaushal (Uri)
  • Best Actress trophy - Keerthy Suresh (Telugu movie Mahanati)
  • Most Film Friendly State – Uttarakhand
  • Best Children's Film - Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shale Kasargodu (Kannada)
  • Special Jury Award - Hellaro (Gujarati) & Kedara (Bengali)

Some others -

  • Best Konkani Film – Amori
  • Best Urdu Film – Hamid
  • Best Hindi Film – Andhadhun
  • Best Marathi Film - Bhonga

The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India. Established in 1954, it has been administered, along with the International Film Festival of India and the Indian Panorama, by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973.

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