The 67th National Film Awards winners list is out today and a handful of them are indeed gems. The awards are in line with film releases that happened in 2019. However, the announcement of the winners happened only today.
As the National Film Awards winners list has been released, some notable films have found recognition. For starters, Chhichhore received the award for the Best Hindi film, while Kangana Ranaut won the Best Actress award. She won the award for her films Panga, and Manikarnika. As for the best feature film at the 67th National Film Awards, Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam) won. In addition, the movie also won an award in the Best Special Effects category.
A handful of other films that have won notable awards include Jersey (Telugu), Gumnami (Bengali), Jyeshthoputro (Bengali). Winning the Best Actor award at the 67th National Film Awards are Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush. They won the award for their films Bhonsle, and Asuran, respectively. Winning the award for Best Editing is none other than Jersey, while the Special Jury Award went to Oththa Seruppu Size 7 (Tamil).
It is interesting to see how the National Films Awards winners list for 2019 is an interesting mix. The list contains a range of movies in regional languages, making it an absolute win for cinema at large.
The award for Best Cinematography went to Jallikattu, also India’s official entry for the Oscars. Also winning the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer is B Praak for Teri Mitti for Kesari. The award for Best Female Playback Singer went to Savani Ravindra for Raan Petala (Bardo). The award for Best Film on Social Issues went to Anandi Gopal (Marathi).
Check out the full National Film Awards winners list here.