The winners of the 65th National Film Awards were announced today (April 13) at New Delhi, honouring some of the best entertainment talents of India, who have shown their expertise in various segments of filmmaking.

Presented by the Feature Film Central panel of India, headed by popular filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and Nakul Kamte for the non-feature film category – the panel announced the winners of 65th National Film Awards today. The panel is co-chaired by Gauthami, Imtiaz Hussain, lyricist Mehboob, P Sheshadri, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Ranjit Das, Rajesh Mapuskar, Tripurari Sharma and Rumi Jaffrey to pick the best of the talent from the film industry. The National Film Awards 2018 are scheduled to be presented to the winners by President of India, Ramnath Kovind on May 3, 2018.

Among all the winners, late actor Vinod Khanna was adjudged the winner of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award and late actress Sridevi was honoured with the Best Actress award for her film Mom – being the two posthumously awarded actors this year. Besides this, Baahubali 2 was honoured with three awards all at once – Best Action, Best VFX and Best Telugu film category. And if you are wondering about the Best Hindi Film, well it is Rajkummar Rao’s Newton. The film may have failed to gain nominations in the Oscars Academy Awards 2018 but it has been honoured with the National Film Awards for the Best Hindi Film of the year.

Here’s the full list of all the winners:

Best Anthropological film: Name, Place, Animal, Thing

Best Writing on Cinema (Special Mention): Sunil Mishra

Best Movie Critic: Girdhar Jha (Swarn Kamal)

Best Book on Cinema: Matmagi Manipur

Special Mention: Mhorkya (Marathi), Hello Arasi (Oriya), Take Off (Malayalam), Newton (Hindi),

Best Ladakhi Film: Walking With The Wind

Best Jasari Film: Sinjar

Best Tulu Film: Paddayi

Best Odiya Film: Hello Arsi

Best Kannada Film: Hebbet Ramakka

Best Hindi Film: Newton

Best Bengali Film: Mayurakshi

Best Marathi Film: Kachcha Limbu

Best Malayalam Film: Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum

Best Telugu Film: Ghazi

Best Assamese Film: Ishu

Best Tamil Film: To Let

Best Gujarati Film: Dhh

Best Action Direction: Baahubali 2

Best Choreography: Ganesh Acharya for ‘Gori Tu Latth Maar’ for Toilet – Ek Premkatha

Best Special Effects: Baahubali 2

Best Music Director: Kaatru Veliyidai

Best Background Score: Mom

Special Jury Award: Nagarkirtan

Best Lyrics: JM Prahalad for Muthuratna song (Kannada)

Best Make-Up Artist: Ram Rajjak (Nagarkirtan)

Best Production Design: Santhosh Raman (Malayalam movie Take Off)

Best Screenplay (Original): Sajeev Pazhoor (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Screenplay Writer (Adapted): JAYARAJ (Bhayanakam)

Best Dialogues: Sambit Mohanty (Hello Arsi)

Best Cinematography: Bhayanakam

Best Cameraman: Nikhil S Praveen

Best Playback Singer: Shashaa Tirupati for Kaatru Veliyidai

Best Supporting Actor: Fahad Fazil (Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)

Best Supporting Actress: Divya Dutta for Irada

Best Child Artist: Bhanita Das (Village Rockstars)

Best Actor: Riddhi Sen (Nagakirtan)

Best Actress: Sridevi for Mom

Best Direction: Director- Jayaraj (BHAYANAKAM)

Best Director: Jayaraj Bhayanakam

Best Children Film: Mhorkya

Best Film on Environment Conservation: Irada

Best Film on Social Issues: Aalorukkam

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Dhappa

Dada Saheb Phalke: Vinod Khanna

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Baahubali 2

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Sinjar

Best Feature Film: Village Rockstars

Best Male Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas

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