64th National Film Awards announced

Apr 7, 2017 15:02 IST

The 64th National Film Awards were announced on 7 April 2017.

The awards will be presented by Directorate of Film Festivals of India to honour the best films of 2016 in the Indian cinema. The award ceremony will be held on 3 May 2017.

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Major wins in Feature Film category



Best Feature Film

Kasaav (Marathi)


Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director

Deep Chaudari for Alifa

Best Film on social issue


Best Children's Film


Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

Sathamanam Bhavathi

Best Direction

Rajesh Mapuskar for Ventilator

Best Actor

Akshay Kumar for Rustom

Best Actress

Surabhi C.M for Minnaminungu - the Firefly

Best Supporting Actress

Zaira Wasim for Dangal

Best Child Artist

Adhish Praveen for Kunju Daivam, Saj for Noor Islam, and Manohara for Railway Children

Best Male Playback Singer

Sundara Iyer for Joker

Best Moran Film


Best Tulu Film


Best Tamil Film


Best Gujarati Film

Wrong Side Raju

Best Telugu Film

Peli Chuplu

Best Marathi Film



Best Malayalam Film



Best Konkani Film

K Sera Sera – Ghodpachen



Best Kannada Film


Best Hindi Film


Best Bengal Film


Best Assamese Film

Maj Rati Keteki

Best Special Effect

Shivaay (Hindi)

Best Animation Film


Mahayodha Rama


Best Film on Environment

Conservation/ Preservation


Loktak Lairembee (Manipuri)


Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National


Dikchow Banat Palaax (Assamese)


Quick Digest

Who: 64th National Film Awards

What: Announced

When: 7 April 2017

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