The winners of the 62nd National Film Awards has been announced.
Marathi movie "Court" written and directed by Chaitanya Tamhane has won the top honours of Best Feature Film, Kannada actor Vijay has won the award for the Best Actor for his performance in the movie, "Nanu Avanalla Avalu", and Kangana Ranuat as speculated went away with Best Actress award for her immaculate portrayal of a young woman in the movie, "Queen".
It is the movie "Haider" which went on to win a maximum of five awards at 62 National Film Awards including Best Music director, Best Dialogue, Best Choreography, Best Costume Designer and Best Male Playback Singer.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra starrer "Mary Kom" won the Best Popular Film award providing wholesome entertainment.
The National Awards ceremony will be held on 3 May 2015 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. President Pranab Mukherjee will honour the best of Indian cinema in various categories during the grand function.
Here is the list of Winners
FEATURE FILM CATEGORY
Best Feature Film: "Court" (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English); Producer: Zoo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, Director : Chaitanya Tamhane
Best Actor: Vijay ,"Nanu Avanalla Avalu" (Kannada)
Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut, "Queen" (Hindi)
IndiraGandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director – "Asha Jaoar Majhe" (Bengali); Producer: F.O.R Films Pvt. Ltd, Director:Aditya Vikram Sengupta
Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment: "Mary Kom" (Hindi); Producer: Viacom 18 Motion Pictures; Director: Omung Kumar
Best Film on Environment Conservation/ Preservation: "Ottaal" (Malayalam)
Best Film On Social Issues: "Chotoder Chobi" (Bengali); Producer:Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt. Ltd, Director :Kaushik Ganguly
Best Direction: Srijit Mukherji, "Chotushkone" (Bengali)
Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa, "Jigarthanda" (Tamil)
Best Supporting Actress: Baljinder Kaur, "Pagdi The Honour" (Haryanavi)
Best Child Artist: J Vignesh & Ramesh; "Kaakkaa Muttai"(Tamil)
Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee, "Chotushkone" (Bengali)
Best Editing: Vivek Harshan, "Jigarthanda" (Tamil)
Best Male playback singer: Sukhwinder Singh "Haider" (Hindi) (Song: "Bismil")
Best Female playback singer: Uttara Unnikrishanan, "Saivam" (Tamil) (Song: "Azhagu")
Best Lyrics: Na. Muthukumar, "Saivam"(Song: "Azhagu" - Tamil)
Best Music Direction
a) Songs: Vishal Bharadwaj, "Haider" (Hindi)
b) Background Score : Gopi Sunder, "1983" (Malayalam)
a) Screenplay Writer (Original): Srijit Mukherji, "Chotushkone", (Bengali)
b) Screenplay Writer (Adapted): Joshy Mangalath, "Ottal" (Malayalam)
c) Dialogues: Vishal Bhardwaj, "Haider" (Hindi)
a) Location Sound Recordist: Mahaveer Sabbanwal, "Khwada" (Marathi)
b) Sound Designer: Anish John, "Asha Jaoar Majhe" (Bengali)
c) Re-recordist of the final mixed track: Anirban Sengupta & Dipankar Chaki, "Nirbashito" (Bengali)
Best Production Design: Aparna Raina, "Nachom – IA Kumpasar" (Konkani)
Best Choreography: Sudhesh Adhana, "Haider" (Hindi)
Best Costume Designer: Dolly Ahluwalia, "Haider" (Hindi)
Best Make-Up Artist: Nangaraju & Raju; "Nanu Avanalla Avalu" (Kannada)
Special Jury Award: Khwada(Marathi), Director:Bhaurao Karhade
Best Hindi Film: "Queen", Producer: Phantom Films Pvt. Ltd. & Viacom 18 Motion Pictures Director : Vikas Bahl
Best Assamese Film: "Othello"
Best Bengali Film: "Nirbashito"
Best Malayalam Film : "Ain"
Best Marathi Film: "Killa"
Best Odiya Film: "Aadim Vichar"
Best Punjabi Film Punjab: "1984"
Best Tamil Film: "Kuttram Kadithal"
Best Telugu Film: "Chandamama Kathalu"
Best Rabha Film: "Orong"
Best Haryanvi Film: "Pagdi The Honour"
Special Mention: Musthafa - "Ain" (Malayalam), Palomi Ghosh - "Nachom – IA Kumpasar" (Konkani) Parth Bhalerao - "Killa" (Marathi) & "Bhootnath Returns" (Hindi)
NON FEATURE FILM CATEGORY
Best Non Feature Film: "Tender is the Sight", Producer: Films Division; Director: Torsha Banerjee
Best Debut Film Of A Director: Goonga Pahalwan, Producer:Drishti Media , Director: Mit Jani, Prateek Gupta & Vivek Chaudhary
Best Anthropological/ Ethnographic Film: "Qissa – e – Parsi: The Parsi Story", Producer:Public Service Broadcasting Trust, Director: Divya Cowasji & Shilpi Gulati
Best Biographical/ Historical Reconstruction: "Aamaar Katha: Story of Binodini", Producer: Films Division, Director:Tuhinabha Majumdar
Best Arts /Cultural Film: "Kapila", Producer: Films Division, Director: Sanju Surendran
Best Promotional Film (to cover tourism, exports, crafts, industry etc): "Documentation of Clay Image Makers of Kumartuli", Producer:Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
Best Environment Film Including Agriculture: "I Cannot Give You My Forest", Producer: Top Quark Films Pvt. Ltd., Director:Nandan Saxena & Kavita Bahl
Best Animation Film: "Sound of Joy", Producer: Aura Cinematics Director: Sukankan Roy Animator: Rishi Sanay
Best Investigative Film: "Phum Shang", Producer: Films Division Director: Haobam Paban Kumar
Adventure Film Life Force – "India's Western Ghats" Producer: Grey Films India Pvt. Ltd. Director: Nallamuthu Subbiah
Best Educational Film: "Komal", Producer:Climb Media India Pvt. Ltd, Director:Prashant Shikare & "Behind the Glass Wall", Producer:Gaahimedia, Director:Aruna Raje Patil
Best Children's Film: "Kaakkaa Muttai" (Tamil) Producer: Grass Root Film Company, Director: Manikandan M & "Elizabeth Ekadashi" (Marathi)Producer: Essel Vision Productions Ltd, Director: Paresh Mokashi
Special Jury Award: "A Poet, A City & A Footballer", Producer: Films Division, Director:Joshy Joseph
Best Short Fiction Film: "Mitraa", Producer: Athaansh Communications, Director: Ravindra Jadhav
Best Film On Family Values: "Towards the Silver Lining", Producer: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Director:Bhabani Tamuli
Best Direction: Renu Savant, "Aaranyak"
Best Cinematography: Indraneel Lahiri, "Aamaar Katha: Story of Binodini"
Best Audiography: Anindit Roy,Ateesh Chattopadhyay,&Ayan Bhattacharya, "Tender is the Sight"
Best Editing: Andi Campbell Waite, "Tigress Blood"
Best Narration/ Voice Over: Ambooty Devi, "Nitya Kalyani – Oru Mohiniyattam Patham"
Special Mention: "Gunjaa" - Director: Mrinal Dev; "Seek and Hide"- Director: Manoj Kumar Nitharwal; "5 O'Clock Accident"- Director:Ruchir Arun
Best Writing on Cinema: Pride of Tamil Cinema (Special Mention) G Dhananjayan
Best Writing on Cinema Silent Cinema: (1895-1930) Pasupuleti Purnachandra Rao
Best Film Critic: Tanul Thakur
Producer: F.O.R Films Pvt. Ltd, Director:Aditya Vikram Sengupta