63rd National Film Awards were announced today to praise the outstanding work of the Indian actors and directors making the country proud by their remarkable achievements in entertainment field.
The National Awards for films, which were started as an annual incentive by the Government of India, for the making of competent and meaningful films have come a long way, to cover the entire national spectrum of Indian Cinema, and to become the most coveted and prestigious awards in the country.
Ramesh Sippy was one of the 11 Jury members for the selection of the films this year. Here is the list of Bollywood personalities who won the award.
Best Actor - Amitabh Bachchan for Piku
Best Actress - Kangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu 2
Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
Best Popular Film - Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Best Supporting Actress - Tanvi Azmi for Bajirao Mastani
Best Female Playback Singer - Monali Thakur for 'Moh Moh Ke Dhage' from Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Cinematography - Sudeep Chatterjee for Bajirao Mastani
Best Original Screenplay - Juhi Chaturvedi for Piku
Best Adapted Screenplay - Vishal Bhardwaj for Talvar
Best Dialogue - Juhi Chaturvedi and Himanshu Sharma for Piku and Tanu Weds Manu Returns respectively
Best Lyrics - Varun Grover for 'Moh Moh Ke Dhage' from Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Choreography - Remo D'Souza for Bajirao Mastani
Neeraj Ghaywan won the Indira Gandhi Award for best debut for his movie Masaan.
Actress Kalki Kochelin won the jury award for her role in Margarita with a Straw.
Best Film – Baahubali
Best Supporting Actor - Samuthirakani for Visaranai
Best Male Playback Singer - Mahesh Kale for Katyar Kaljat Ghusli
Best Editing - TE Kishore got it posthumously for Kaaka Muttai
Best Costume Design - Payal Shah for Nanak Shah Fakir
Best Makeup - Pritisheel Singh for Nanak Shah Fakir
Best Music - M. Jayachandran for Ennu Ninte Moideen
Best Background Score - Ilayaraja for Tharai Thappattai
Best Special Effects – Baahubali.