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National Awards 2016: Winners List

The Indian government announced the 64th National Awards List for Indian cinema for the year 2016. Tollywood shined in the awards and Shatamanam Bhavathi has been awarded the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Pelli Choopulu is the best regional movie in Telugu language. Here is the complete list:

 

 

Best Film - Neerja

Best Actor - Akshay Kumar (Rustom)

Best Actress - Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)

Best Director - Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)

Best Film on Social Issues - 'Pink'

Best Supporting Actor - Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)

Best Supporting Actress - Zaira Wasim (Dangal)

Best Debut Film of a Director - Deep Chaudari (Alifa)

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment - 'Sathamanam Bhavathi'

Best Stunt Choreography - Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)

Best Children's Film - 'Dhanak' (Hindi)

Best Child Artist - Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)

Best Male Playback Singer - Sundara Iyer (Joker)

Best Female Playback Singer - Iman Chakraborty (Praktan)

Best Screenplay (original) - Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)

Best Screenplay (adapted) - Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)

Best Editing - Rameshwar S. Bhagat (Ventilator)

Best Special Effect Award: 'Shivaay'

Best Choreographer: Raju Sundaram (Janatha Garage)

Sound Designer - Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookkunna Neram)

Best Production Design - 24

Best Costume Designer - Sachin (Cycle)

Best Environmental film including agriculture - The Tiger Who Crossed The Line

Best Make-up Artist - MK Ramakrishna

Best Music Direction - Babu Padmanabha (Allama)

 

Special Mention:

 

Kadvi Hawa (Hindi)

Mukthi Bhavan (Hindi)

Majirathi Keki (Assamese)

Neerja - Sonam Kapoor

Special Jury Award for Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

 

Best Feature Films in Regional Languages:

 

Madipur (Tulu)

Joker (Tamil)

Wrong Side Raju (Gujarati)

Pelli Choopulu (Telugu)

Dashakriya (Marathi)

Bisarjan (Bengali)