• 62nd National Film Awards 2015President of India/Facebook
  • Pranab Mukherjee giving award to Uthara UnnikrishnanPresident of India/Facebook

President Pranab Mukherjee honoured the winners of the 62nd National Film Awards on Sunday, 3 May.

The awards ceremony, hosted by Rajat Kapoor and Pallavi Joshi, took place at Vigyan Bhavan Plenary Hall from 6 pm onwards and it was attended by Arun Jaitley and Rajyavardhan Rathore, among others.

62nd National Film Awards Ceremony Photos

While "Haider" received six National Awards, Kangana Ranaut was honoured as the best actress for her performance in the super hit film "Queen"

Shashi Kapoor, the winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year, couldn't attend the event due to ill health. However, the audience gave a standing ovation to the veteran actor.

Uthara Unnikrishnan, 10, who won the award for best playback singer was lauded by the President for her talent.

Check out National Film Award winners' list below:


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)

62nd National Award-Winning Films: 'Queen', 'Court', 'Ain', 'Mary Kom', 'Kuttram Kadithal'

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 Editing: Vivek Harshan, "Jigarthanda" (Tamil)

Best Cinematography:  Sudeep Chatterjee, "Chotushkone" (Bengali)

Best Lyrics: Na. Muthukumar, "Saivam"(Song: "Azhagu" - Tamil)

Best Male playback singer: Sukhwinder Singh "Haider" (Hindi) (Song: "Bismil")

Best Female playback singer: Uthara Unnikrishanan, "Saivam" (Tamil) (Song: "Azhagu")

Check out full list of Winners HERE

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