67th National Film Award Announced; Live Updates


The 2020 National AwardNational Film Awards announced the jury mentioned that 465 films were considered in the 67th National Film Award.

The awards were initially going to be held in May last year but were delayed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shaji N Karun announced the first category announced was The Most Film Friendly State – Sikkim. The winner for National Award Book (special mentions) was given to the Marathi book The Man who Watches Cinema by Ashok Rahane was announced by Saibal Chatterjee. Sohini Chattopadhyaya won the Best Film Critic Award.

The Malayalam Movie Biriyani won a Special Mention And the Best Malayalam Film is ‘Kalla Nottam’. Also, the Best Cinematography Award was won by Malayalam Movie Jallikkettu. The Best Tamil film is Asuran. Best Telugu film – Jersey and the Best Hindi film is Chhichhore.

The Award Best Editing film is won by Jersey (Telugu), The Best Audiographer is Khasi. The award Best Screenplay Adapted – Gumnami, Best Female Playback singer – Bardo, Best Male Playback Singer – B Praak.

Pallavi Joshi won the Best Supporting Actress, The Best Supporting Actor is Vijay Sethupathi,  Kangana Ranaut is the Best Actress (Manikarnika and Panga),  Manoj Bajpayee (Bhosle) and Dhanush (Tamil) sheared the Best Actor Award.

The Malayalam Film Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea won the Best Feature Film.