New Delhi, 25 October (H.S): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur felicitated the winners at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on Monday. The film award was announced on 22 March this year. The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan was also present on the occasion.
Superstar Rajinikanth was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. This time in the Hindi cinema category, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s film Chhichhore, released in the year 2019, has been rewarded with the Best Hindi Film award. The film talks about a serious topic like mental health. Also, actress Kangana Ranaut was awarded the Best Actress Award for the films ‘Manikarnika’ and ‘Panga’. Manoj Bajpayee and South’s superstar Dhanush were jointly given the Best Actor Award.
Also, the Best Male Playback Singer award was given to singer B Praak for the superhit song ‘Teri Mitti’ from actor Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Kesari’.
Also Best Supporting Actor ? Vijay Sethupathi (Super Deluxe ? Tamil), Best Supporting Actress ? Pallavi Joshi (The Tashkent Files ? Hindi), Best Child Artist ? Naga Vishal, Karuppu Durai (Tamil), Belt Children Film ? Kasturi (Hindi) , Producer – Insight Films, Director – Vinod Uttareshwar Kamble, Best Film on Environment Conservation – Water Burial (Monpa), Producer – Farooq Iftikhar Laskar, Director Shantanu Sen, Best Film on Social Issue – Anandi Gopal (Marathi), Producer – Essel Vision Productions, Director ? Sameer Vidwans, Nargis Dutt Award for Film on National Integration ? Tajmal (Marathi), Producer ? Tyuline Studios, Director ? Niyaz Mujawar, Best Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment ? Maharshi (Telugu), Best Female Playback Singer ? Savani Ravindra, Song ? Raan Peetla (Marathi Film ? Bardo), Best Lyrics ? Prabha Varma, Aradum Parayukka Vayya ? Kolumbi (Malayalam) Best Music Direction (Songs) ? D. Iman, Vishwasam (Tamil).