- 66th National Film Awards Announced. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the 66th National Film Awards at a ceremony in New Delhi.
- Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal were jointly awarded the best actor award for their roles in Andhadhun and Uri. Keerthy Suresh got the best actress award for her portrayal of yesteryear’s star Savitri in Telugu film Mahanati.
- Gujarati movie Hellaro was awarded for the best feature film. Aditya Dhar was awarded with the Best Director award for his debut Uri: The Surgical Strike. Andhadhun was awarded for Best Hindi film.
- Badhaai Ho, about a family dealing with a late pregnancy, has been awarded for best popular film providing wholesome entertainment. Veteran actor Surekha Sikri was awarded for the best supporting actress for her role of a cantankerous matriarch in the movie. Singer-lyricist Swanand Kirkire was awarded for the best supporting actor for Marathi film Chumbak.
- Akshay Kumar-starrer Padman was awarded for the best film on social issues. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavaat was awarded for best choreography for the song Ghoomer. Bhansali received best music director award. Marathi movie Paani was awarded for Best Film on Environment Conservation and Preservation.
Award Summary By NotesBag
Notesbag is providing summary of 66th National Film Award’s.
|66th National Film Award|
|Presented By: – Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu|
|Best Actor||Ayushmann Khurrana (Andhadhun), Vicky Kaushal (Uri)|
|Best Actress||Keerthy Suresh (Mahanati)|
|Best Feature Film||Gujarati movie Hellaro|
|Best Hindi Film||Andhadhun|
|Best Director||Aditya Dhar|
|Best Popular Film||Badhaai Ho|
|Best Supporting Actress||Surekha Sikri|
|Best supporting Actor||Swanand Kirkire|
|Best Film on Social Issues||Padman|
|Best Choreography||Padmavaat for The song Ghoomer|
|Best Music Director Award||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Best Film on Environment Conservation and Preservation||Marathi movie Paani|
66th National Film Awards Announced
News Source: – PIB