Other south films which have won awards include 'Sudani from Nigeria', 'Nathicharami', 'KGF', and 'Baaram'.

Actors Keerthy Suresh Vicky Kaushal and Ayushmann Khurrana win National Awards 2018Courtesy: PTI
Flix National Film Awards Friday, August 09, 2019 - 16:39

The list of winners of the 66th National Film Awards was announced on Friday afternoon by the chairman of the jury. The winners are decided by an independent jury consisting of eminent filmmakers and film personalities, and the announcement is made in April every year. However, this year, the announcement was pushed due to the Lok Sabha polls. The awards are usually presented at an event in May. 

The Best Director award went to Aditya Dhar for Uri while Gujarati film Hellaro won for Best Film.

Keerthy Suresh won the award for Best Actress for Mahanati. The Best Actor award was shared by Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal for Andhadhun and Uri respectively.

Baaram won the award for Best Tamil film, Sudani from Nigeria for Best Malayalam film, Mahanati for Best Telugu film and Nathicharami for Best Kannada film. The Best Konkani Film award was given to Amori.

Sudani from Nigeria revolves around a footballer from Nigeria who comes to Kerala for a league match. While the football player is played by young Nigerian actor Samuel Abiola Robinson, Kerala state award winner Soubin Shahir plays the role of Majeed, the football team manager. 

Directed by Nag Ashwin, Mahanati is a bilingual biographical period film on yesteryear actor Savithri. Keerthi Suresh plays the role of Savithri. The movie also stars Dulquer Salman, Samantha Akkineni, Naga Chaitanya, Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey, Prakash Raj and Mohan Babu. Mahanati also won the award for Best Costume Designer. 

The 90-minute feature film, Baaram (The Burden), is based on thalaikoothal, a practice of killing the elderly in some parts of Tamil Nadu. It is directed by Mumbai-based filmmaker Priya Krishnaswamy.

Nathicharami revolves around a widow who struggles with her growing sexual needs, and her desire to remain faithful to the memories of her late husband. Sruthi Hariharan plays the lead role.

The Best Female Playback Singer award was given to Bindhumalini for ‘Maayavi Manave’ from Nathicharami. The film also picked up awards for Best Editing and Best Lyrics. 

Chi La Sow by Rahul Ravindran won the award for Best Original Screenplay.

Kannada film Sarkari. Hi. Pra. Shaale Kasaragodu won the award for Best Children’s Film. It is based on how a group of students, studying in a Kannada-medium school in a village in Kerala, come together when the government officials try to shut it down.

The Best Production Design award went to Malayalam film Kammara Sambhavam, and the Best Makeup Artist award was given to Telugu film Awe.

A special mention was given by the jury to Sruthi Hariharan for Nathicharami, Joju George for Joseph and Savithri Balussery for Sudani From Nigeria

Kannada film KGF starring Yash picked up the award for Best Action. 

MJ Radhakrishnan won the Best Cinematography for Malayalam film Olu.

The Nargis Dutt Award was given to Kannada film Ondalla Eradalla. The film, starring Rohith Pandavpura as the young protagonist, revolves around a seven-year-old boy who loses his pet cow, Banu. He goes in search of her and meets a motley crew of characters in a film that's ultimately about childhood and innocence.

Full list: 

 


Title of Film

Name Of Film

Awardee

Best Feature Film

HELLARO (Gujarati)

Producer: Saarthi Productions LLP


Director: Abhishek Shah

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director

NAAL (Marathi)

Producer: Mrudhgandh Films LLP


Director: Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti

Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

BADHAAI HO (Hindi)

Producer: Junglee Pictures Limited


Director: Amit Sharma

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration

ONDALLA ERADALLA (Kannada)

Producer: D N Cinemas


Director: Satya

Prakash D

Best Film on Social Issues

PADMAN (Hindi)

Producer: Hope Productions Pvt. Ltd.


Director: R. Balki

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation

PAANI (Marathi)

Producer: Purple Pebble Pictures


Director: Addinath Kothare

Best Children's Film

SARKARI HIRIYA PRATHAMIKA SHALE KASARGODU (Kannada)

Producer : Rishab Shetty Films


Director: Rishab Shetty

Best Direction

URI : THE SURGICAL STRIKE (Hindi)

Director: Aditya Dhar

Best Actor (Shared)

ANDHADHUN (Hindi)

&


URI : THE SURGICAL STRIKE (Hindi)

Ayushmann Khurrana


&


Vicky Kaushal

Best Actress

MAHANATI (Telugu)

Keerthy Suresh

Best Supporting Actor

CHUMBAK (Marathi)

Supporting Actor:Swanand Kirkire

Best Supporting Actress

BADHAAI HO (Hindi)

Supporting Actress: Surekha Sikri

Best Child Artist

ONDALLA ERADALLA

(Kannada)


HARJEETA (Punjabi)


HAMID (Urdu)


NAAL (Marathi)

P V Rohith



Sameep Singh


Talha Arshad Reshi


Shrinivas Pokale

Best Male Playback Singer

PADMAAVAT (Hindi)

Arijit Singh

Song “ Binte Dil Misriya mein …. ”

Best Female Playback Singer

NATHICHARAMI (Kannada)

Bindhu Malini

Song “ Maayavi Manave…..”

Best Cinematography

OLU (Malayalam)

Cameraman: M J Radhakrishnan

Best Screenplay

CHI ARJUN LA SOW

(Telugu)



ANDHADHUN (Hindi)






TARIKH (Bengali)

Screenplay writer (original):

Rahul Ravindran



Screenplay writer (adapted): Sriram Raghavan , Arijit Biswas, Yogesh Chandekar, Hemant Rao & Pooja Ladha Surti


Dialogue Writer:

Churni Ganguly

Best Audiography

TENDLYA (Marathi)





URI :THE SURGICAL

STRIKE (Hindi)



RANGASTHALAM (Telugu)

Location Sound Recordist (for sync sound films only) :

Gaurav Verma



Sound Designer :

Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee



Re- recordist of the final mixed track:

Raja Krishnan M.R

Best Editing

NATHICHARAMI (Kannada)

Editor:

Nagendra K Ujjani

Best Production Design

KAMMARA SAMBHAVAM (Malayalam)

Production Designer:

Bangalan

Best Costume Designer

MAHANATI (Telugu)

Costume Director:

Indrakshi Pattanaik, Gaurang Shah & Archana Rao

Best Make-up Artist

AWE (Telugu)

Make-up Artist:

Ranjith

Best Music Direction

PAADMAAVAT (Hindi)


URI :THE SURGICAL

STRIKE (Hindi)

Music Director (Songs):

Sanjay Leela Bhansali


Music Director (Background Music):

Shashwat Sachdev

Best Lyrics

NATHICHARAMI (Kannada)

Lyricist: Manjunatha S (Manasor)

Song “ Maayavi Manave….”

Special Jury Award

HELLARO (Gujarati)









&


KEDARA (Bengali)

Actresses : Shraddha Dangar, Shachi Joshi, Denisha Ghumra, Neelam Paanchal, Tarjani Bhadla, Brinda Nayak, Tejal Panchasara, Kaushambi Bhatt, Ekta Bachwani, Kamini Panchal, Jagruti Thakore, Riddhi Yadav & Prapti Mehta


&


Director : Indradip Dasgupta

Best Special Effects

AWE (Telugu)


&


KGF (Kannada)

Srushti Creative Studio


&


Unifi Media

Best Choreography

PADMAAVAT (Hindi)

Kruti Mahesh Madya

&

Jyoti Tomar


Song: Ghoomar

Best Action Direction Award (Stunt Choreography)

KGF (Kannada))

Vikram More

&

Anbu Ariv

   

Best Feature Film in each of the language specified in 

the Schedule VIII of the Constitution

Best Gujarati Film

REVA

Producer: Brainbox Studios


Director: Rahul Surendrabhai Bhole &

Vinit Kumar Ambubhai Kanojiya

Best Punjabi Film

HARJEETA

Producer: Sizzlin Productions


Director: Vijay Kumar Arora

Best Assamese Film

BULBUL CAN SING

Producer: Flying River Films

Director: Rima Das

Best Konkani Film

AMORI

Producer: Opus Ga La


Director: Dinesh P Bhonsle

Best Kannada Film

NATHICHARAMI

Producer: Tejaswini Enterprises


Director: Manjunatha S. (Mansore)

Best Telugu Film

MAHANATI

Producer: Swapna Cinema


Director: Nag Ashwin

Best Malayalam Film

SUDANI FROM NIGERIA

Producer: The Happy Hours Entertainments


Director: Zakariya

Best Bengali Film

EK JE CHHILO RAJA

Producer: SVF Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Director: Srijit Mukherjee

Best Urdu Film

HAMID

Producer: Saregama India Limited


Director: Aijaz Khan

Best Hindi Film

ANDHADHUN

Producer: Matchbox Pictures Pvt. Ltd.


Director: Sriram Raghavan

Best Tamil Film

BAARAM

Producer: Reckless Roses


Director: Priya Krishnaswamy

Best Marathi Film

BHONGA

Producer: Nalinee Productions


Director: Shivaji Lotan Patil

Best Feature Film in each of the languages 

other than those specified in Schedule VIII of the Constitution

Best Garo Film

MA’AMA

Producer: Anna Films


Director: Dominic Sangma

Best Sherdukpan Film

MISHING

Producer: BB Entertainment Trade Private Limited


Director: Bobby Sarma Baruah

Best Pangchenpa Film

IN THE LAND OF POISON WOMEN

Producer: Aaas Productions


Director: Manju Borah

Best Rajasthani Film

TURTLE

Producer: Shivazza Films & Entertainment


Director: Dinesh S Yadav

Special Mention

NATHICHARAMI (Kannada)


KADAKH (Hindi)


JOSEPH (Malayalam)


SUDANI FROM NIGERIA (Malayalam)

Sruthi Hariharan (Actress)


Chandrachoor Rai (Actor)


Joju George (Actor)


Savithri (Actress)

   

Non-Feature Films Section

Name of Award

Title of Film

Awardee

BEST NON-FEATURE FILM

Son Rise




&


The Secret Life of Frogs

Producer:V2 Films & Design Pvt. Ltd.

Director :Vibha Bakshi


&


Producer:Bedi Universal

Director :Ajay Bedi & Vijay Bedi

BEST DEBUT NON-FEATURE FILM OF A DIRECTOR

Feluda_50 Years Rays Detective

Producer & Director :Sagnik Chatterjee

BEST ARTS and CULTURE FILM

Bunkar: The Last of The Varanasi Weavers

Producer:Narrative Pictures & S apana Sharma


Director :Satyaprakash Upadhyay

BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FILM

G.D.Naidu : The Edison Of India

Producer:Films Division


Director :Renjith Kumar

BEST PROMOTIONAL FILM

Rediscovering Jajam

Producer:Rachel Bracken Singh


Director :Avinash Maurya & Kriti Gupta

BEST ENVIRONMENT FILM

The World's Most Famous Tiger

Producer:Natural History Unit India


Director :Subbiah Nallamuthu

BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES

Taala Te Kunjee

Producer:Simardeep Singh Bhatia


Director :Shilpi Gulati

BEST EDUCATIONAL FILM

Sarala Virala

Producer:Sujatha H R


Director :Eregowda

BEST FILM ON SPORTS

Swimming Through The Darkness

Producer:Perspective


Director :Supriyo Sen

BEST INVESTIGATIVE FILM

Amoli

Producer:Culture Machine Media Pvt. Ltd.


Director :Jasmine Kaur Roy & Avinash Roy

SPECIAL JURY AWARD

Why Me? - Director


&


Ekaant – Art Direction

Director :Harish Shah


&


Art Director : Neeraj Singh

BEST SHORT FICTION FILM

Kharvas

Producer:Shree Mahalasa Productions Ponda


Director :Aditya Suhas Jambhale

BEST FILM ON FAMILY VALUES

Chalo Jeete Hain

Producer:Sundial Ventures Pvt. Ltd.


Director :Mangesh Hadawale

BEST DIRECTION

Aai Shappath

Director :Gautam Vaze

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Secret Life of Frogs

Cameraman:Ajay Bedi &

Vijay Bedi

BEST ON-LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST

The Secret Life of Frogs

On location sound recordist :Ajay Bedi

BEST AUDIOGRAPHY

Children of The Soil

Re-recordist (final mixed track) :Bishwadeep Chatterjee

BEST EDITING

Son Rise

Editor :Hemanti Sarkar

BEST MUSIC DIRECTION

Jyoti

Music Director:Kedar Divekar

BEST NARRATION/ VOICE OVER

Madhubani – The Station of Colours

Deepak Agnihotri

&

Urvija Upaddhyay

SPECIAL MENTION

Mahaan Hutatma - Director

Glow Worm in a Jungle – Director

Laddoo

Director :Sagar Puranik




Director :Ramana Dumpala




Director : Sameer Sadhwani & Kishor Sadhwani

   

 

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