India, March 22: The yet-to-be-released Malayalam film Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham (Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea) won the 67th National Film Awards for the best feature film. Written and directed by Priyadarshan, the historical epic stars Mohanlal.

While Chhichhore, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, won the best Hindi film award, Asuran won for best Tamil film and Jersey won for best Telugu film. Vijay Sethupathi won the best-supporting actor award for Super Deluxe, and Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush shared the best actor award for Bhonsle and Asuran, respectively.

The winners of the 67th National Film Awards as follows

  • Most film-friendly state: Sikkim
  • Best Book on Cinema: A Gandhian Affair: India’s Curious Portrayal of Love in Cinema by Sanjay Suri
  • (Special mention- Cinema Paharana Manus written by Ashok Rane and Kannada Cinema: Jagathika Cinema Vikasa-Prerane Prabhava written by PR Ramadasa Naidu)
  • Best Film Critic: Sohini Chattopadhyay

 

NON FEATURE FILM CATEGORY

  • Best Narration: Wild Karnataka, Sir David Attenborough
  • Best Editing: Shut Up Sona, Arjun Gourisaria
  • Best Audiography: Radha (Musical), Allwin Rego and Sanjay Maurya
  • Best On-Location Sound Recordist: Rahas (Hindi), Saptarshi Sarkar
  • Best Cinematography: Sonsi, Savita Singh
  • Best Direction: Knock Knock Knock (English/Bengali), Sudhanshu Saria
  • Best Film on Family Values: Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole (Malayalam)
  • Best Short Fiction Film: Custody (Hindi/English)
  • Special Jury Award: Small Scale Societies (English)
  • Best Animation Film: Radha (Musical)
  • Best Investigative Film: Jakkal
  • Best Exploration Film: Wild Karnataka (English)
  • Best Education Film: Apples and Oranges (English)
  • Best Film on Social Issues: Holy Rights (Hindi) and Ladli (Hindi)
  • Best Environment Film: The Stork Saviours (Hindi)
  • Best Promotional Film: The Shower (Hindi)
  • Best Art and Culture Film: Shrikshetra-Ru-Sahijata (Odia)
  • Best Biographical Film: Elephants Do Remember (English)
  • Best Ethnographic Film: Charan-Atva The Essence of Being a Nomad (Gujarati)
  • Best Debut Non-Feature Film of a Director: Khisa (Marathi)
  • Best Non-Feature Film: An Engineered Dream (Hindi)

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FEATURE FILMS

  • Special Mention: Biryani (Malayalam), Jonaki Porua (Assamese), Lata Bhagwan Kare (Marathi), Picasso (Marathi)
  • Best Tulu Film: Pingara
  • Best Paniya Film: Kenjira
  • Best Mishing Film: Anu Ruwad
  • Best Khasi Film: Lewduh
  • Best Haryanvi Film: Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti
  • Best Chattisgarhi Film: Bhulan The Maze
  • Best Telugu Film: Jersey
  • Best Tamil Film: Asuran
  • Best Punjabi Film: Rab Da Radio 2
  • Best Odiya Film: Sala Budhar Badla and Kalira Atita
  • Best Manipuri Film: Eigi Kona
  • Best Malayalam Film: Kalla Nottam
  • Best Marathi Film: Bardo
  • Best Konkani Film: Kaajro
  • Best Kannada Film: Akshi
  • Best Hindi Film: Chhichhore
  • Best Bengali Film: Gumnaami
  • Best Assamese Film: Ronuwa- Who Never Surrender
  • Best Action Direction Award
  • Best Stunt: Avane Srimannarayana (Kannada)
  • Best Choreography: Maharshi (Telugu)
  • Best Special Effects: Marakkar- Arab
  • Special Jury Award: Oththa Seruppu Size-7 (Tamil)
  • Best Lyrics: Kolaambi (Malayalam)
  • Best Music Direction
  • Songs: Viswasam (Tamil)
  • Music Direction: Jyeshthoputro
  • Make-Up Artist: Helen
  • Best Production Design: Anandi Gopal
  • Best Editing: Jersey (Telugu)
  • Best Audiography: lewduh (Khasi)

 

Best Screenplay

  • Original Screenplay: Jyeshthoputri
  • Adapted Screenplay: Gumnaami
  • Dialogue Writer: The Tashkent Files (Hindi)
  • Best Cinematography: Jallikkattu (Malayalam)
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Bardo (Marathi)
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Kesari, Teri Mitti (Hindi)
  • Best Supporting Actress: The Tashkent Files, Pallavi Joshi
  • Best Supporting Actor: Super Deluxe, Vijaya Sethupathi
  • Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut (Manikarnika, Panga)
  • Best Actor: Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle and Dhanush for Asuran
  • Best Direction: Bahattar Hoorain
  • Best Children Film: Kastoori (Hindi)
  • Best Film on Environment Conservation: Water Burial
  • Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of Director: Helen (Malayalam)
  • Best Feature Film: Marakkar Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam)