New Delhi: The 66th National Film Awards were announced at Shastri Bhawan here on Friday. Uttarakhand got the award for film friendly state, which has been instituted this year.
Here’s the list of the winners:
Best Actor: Ayushmann Khurrana for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri
Best Actress: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati
Best Director: Aditya Dhar for Uri
Nargis Dutt Award: Ondalla Eradalla (Kannada)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Badhaai Ho
Best Film on Social Issues: Padman
Best Film on Environment Conversation: Paani (Marathi)
Best Supporting Actor: Swanand Kirkire for Chumbak.
Best Supporting Actress: Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho
Best Child Artist: PV Rohit, Sahib Singh, Talha Arshad Reshi and Shrinivas Pokale
Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh for Padmaavat song “Binte Dil”
Best Female Playback Singer: Bindhumalinif for Nathicharami song “Maayavi Manave”
Best Adapted Screenplay: Andhadhun
Best Sound Designer: Uri
Best Music Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat
Best Choreography: Kruti Mahesh Midya and Jyoti D Tommar for Padmaavat song “Ghoomar”
Best Hindi Film: Andhadhun.
Earlier, the jury members submitted their report to Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar with their final recommendations in various categories.
Director Rahul Rawail presented the list along with other jury members.
The awards are announced in April and the ceremony is held on May 3 every year. However, it had to be postponed for the general elections.
The date of presentation of the awards is yet to be decided.