69th National Film Awards: The 69th National Film Awards were announced on Thursday. Allu Arjun won the best actor award, while Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon won the best actress award. Apart from this, many movie stars have been showered with awards. The complete list of which is given below.
List of Award Winners
Best Feature Film: Rocketry: The Numby Effect
Best Director: Nikhil Mahajan, Godavari
Best Actor: Allu Arjun for ‘Pushpa: The Rise’
Best Actress: Alia Bhatt for Gangubai and Kriti Sanon for Mimi
Best Supporting Actor: Pankaj Tripathi (MM)
Best Supporting Actress: Pallavi Joshi for The Kashmir Files
Best Popular Movie (For Complete Entertainment): RRR
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: The Kashmir Files
Best Film on Social Issues: Resonance – The Resonance
Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film in the Director category: For Vishnu Mohan Meppadian
Best Child Actor: Bhavin Rabari, Last Movie Show (Cello Show)
Special Jury Award: Vishnu Vardhan for Sher Shah
Best Music Direction –
Music Director (Lyrics): Devi Sri Prasad for ‘Pushpa: The Rise’
Music Director (Background Score): MM Keeravani for RRR
Best Makeup Artist: Pritsheel Singh D’Souza for Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Costume Designer: Veera Kapoor for Sardar Udham Singh
Best Screenplay Writer (Original): Shahi Kabir for Nayattu
Best Screenplay Writer (Adapted): Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Utkarshini Vasishtha, Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Dialogue Writers: Utkarshini Vasishtha and Prakash Kapadia, Gangubai…
Best Cinematography: Avik Mukhopadhyay, Sardar Udham Singh
Best Female Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshal for Eraveen Nizal’s Mayava Chayava
Best Playback Singer: Kalabhairav for Komuram Bhimudo from RRR
Best Non-Feature Film: Ek Tha Gaon
Best Environmental Film: Munnam Valavu
Best Animation Film: Looking for Chalan
Special Mention (Critic): Subramanya Badur
Some important things related to 69th National Film Awards
The National Film Award for Best Director went to Nikhil Mahajan for the Marathi film ‘Godavari’.
Filmmaker Ketan Mehta chaired the 11-member jury for the National Awards, 2021.
Pankaj Tripathi was named Best Supporting Actor for ‘Mimi’ and Pallavi Joshi was named Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Kashmir Files’. Pankaj Tripathi has dedicated this award to his father who passed away recently.
The Kashmir Files directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri also won the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration. Vivek Agnihotri said, I dedicate this award to the victims of terrorism, especially the Kashmiri Hindus. ‘RRR’ has won six awards.
The film’s music director MM Keeravani shared the award for Best Music Direction with ‘Pushpa…’ music director Devi Prasad. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film also won Best Popular Film, Best Male Playback Singer, Best Special Effects, Best Action Direction and Best Choreography for providing great entertainment to the audience.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s lavish biopic on the powerful and distinguished courtesan from Kamathipura, “Gangubai Kathiawadi” won five awards. Apart from Best Actress for Alia Bhatt, Bhansali also won Best Screenplay Writer and Best Editing for the film along with Utkarshini Vashishth. Vashishth and Prakash Kapadia won Best Dialogue Writers and Pritsheel Singh D’Souza won Best Makeup Artist for the film.