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List of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards)

20-JAN-2017 17:31

    The Directorate of Film Festivals is an Indian governmental agency that initiates and presents the International Film Festival of India, the National Film Awards and the Indian Panorama. It was set up by the Government of India in 1973 as a vehicle of Cultural Exchange under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Here, we are giving the list of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards) 2016 not only for amateur as well as cinephilia but also for the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

    National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards)

    List of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards) 2016

    Name of Recipients / Winners

    Category of Awards


    Best Film

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani

    Best Director

    Amitabh Bachchan, Piku

    Best Actor

    Kangana Ranaut, Tanu Weds Manu Returns

    Best Actress

    Dum Laga Ke Haisha

    Best Hindi Film

    Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan

    Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director

    Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

    Remo D'Souza, Deewani Mastani song in Bajirao Mastani

    Best Choreography

    Monali Thakur, Moh Moh Ke Dhage

    Best Female Playback Singer

    Nanak Shah Fakir

    Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration

    Juhi Chaturvedi for Piku, and Himanshu Sharma for Tanu Weds Manu Returns

    Best Screenplay Writer (Original)


    Best Malayalam Film


    Best Film on Social Issue

    Ilaiyaraaja, Thaarai Thappattai

    Best Music Direction- Background Score

    Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal

    Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation


    Best Children's Film


    Best Tamil Film


    Best Telugu Film


    Best Sanskrit Film


    Best Kannada Film


    Best Marathi Film

    Mithila Makhaan

    Best Maithili Film

    Chauthi Koot

    Best Punjabi Film


    Best Bengali Film


    Best Konkani Film


    Best Assamese Film


    Best Haryanvi Film

    Awards are comprises of a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize.  It also engage in the promotion of International friendship, provides access to new trends in world Cinema, generates healthy competition and, in the process, helps to improve the standards of Indian Films. In the above list of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards) 2016 will help the students and amateurs to enhance their general knowledge.

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