Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan bagged another award. The Big B was adjudged Best Actor for his role in the movie ‘Paa’.
The 57th National film awards announced on Wednesday afternoon. Eminent director Rituparno Ghosh was declared Best Director for Bengali film Abohomaan.
The movie ‘Delhi 6’ claimed the award for national integrity while Aamir Khan’s blockbuster ‘3 Idiots‘ won the national award in the most popular category.
Malayalam film ‘Kutty Srank’ was declared Best Film while Well Done Abba clinched the award for Best film on social issues.
Best Actress award went in favour of Ananya Chatterjee for her role in Abohomaan.
Best Camerawork: Anjali Shukla.
Best Sound Engineer: Oscar winner Resul Pookutty
Best Supporting role (Male): Farooq Sheikh for the film Lahore
Best Supporting role (Female): Arundhati Naag for the film Paa
Best Playback singer (Male): Rupam Islam
Best Playback singer (Female): Niranjana Sarkar (Housefull)
Best Music: Dev D
Best lyrics: Swananad Kirkirey for the film 3 Idiots
Best Music Director: Amit Trivedi for the film Dev D
Best Child Film : Ottani Pati and Kesu
Best Child actor: Jiva and Anba Karasu
Best Music score: Illyaraza for Pazhassi Raja
Best Choreography: K Shivashankar for film Magadhira
National Film Awards (India’s Oscars®)The National Film Awards, commonly known as the National Awards, are arguably the most prestigious and prominent film awards in India. The Awards are presented annually, in a ceremony, by the President of India. Declared for films produced in the previous year across the country, they hold the distinction of awarding merit to the best of Indian Cinema overall, as well as presenting awards for the best films in each region and language of the country.