President Pranab Mukherjee presented 64th National Film Awards

64th-national-film-awardsPresident Pranab Mukherjee, on the 104th anniversary of Indian cinema here on Wednesday, presented the 64th National Film Awards to winners including eminent film director and actor K. Viswanath who received the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Accompanied by his wife Jaya Lakshmi, Viswanath, 87, received the award with immense pride, and offered “pranaam” to his late parents. He thanked the Almighty, government officials on the 64th National Film Awards , jury members and his fans for their love, as the audience gave him a standing ovation here at the Vigyan Bhavan. 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 Pink
Best Children’s Film Dhanak
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 Haanduk
Best Tulu Film Madipu
Best Tamil Film Joker
Best Gujarati Film Wrong Side Raju
Best Telugu Film Peli Chuplu
Best Marathi Film Dashakriya


Best Malayalam Film Maheshinte


Best Konkani Film K Sera Sera – Ghodpachen



Best Kannada Film Reservation
Best Hindi Film Neerja
Best Bengal Film Bisorjon
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)


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