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National Film Awards


Government must see that cinema is art, not just entertainment

May 28, 2021 8:16 am

Adoor Gopalakrishnan writes: Successive administrations have undermined filmmaking, increased censorship, and burdened films with advertisements and notices that ruin viewers’ mood and burden the producers.

Shahid Kapoor congratulates Jersey for National Award win: 'Thanks for the extra pressure'

March 23, 2021 8:57 am

Jersey (2019) starring Telugu superstar Nani won the best Telugu film and best editing award at the 67th National Film Awards. The Hindi remake of the film stars Shahid Kapoor in the lead role.

67th National Film Awards: Marathi film on one of India's first female physicians, Anandi Gopal, wins in two categories

March 23, 2021 1:39 am

A young girl from Kalyan, Anandi Gopal Joshi became one of the first Indian female practitioners of western medicine with the help of her husband Gopalrao.

Manoj Bajpayee on National Award win: 'This award's not for me but for everyone who backed Bhonsle'

March 22, 2021 9:19 pm

Manoj Bajpayee acknowledged the struggles of the Bhonsle team as he reacted to his National Award win.

Kangana Ranaut thanks Panga, Manikarnika teams after National Award win: 'Please share the award with me'

March 23, 2021 8:27 am

Kangana Ranaut was announced the best actress at the 67th National Awards for her performance in both Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) and Panga (2020).

National Film Awards: Filmmakers must make effort to ensure depictions reflect India’s culture, says Naidu

December 24, 2019 8:43 am

Actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was supposed to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the ceremony, skipped the event citing ill health.

Pangchenpa, Garo and Sherdukpen: Winning at the National Awards, little-known languages from the Northeast

August 11, 2019 11:24 am

How National Awards for films in Pangchenpa and Sherdukpen — dialects that have speakers as few as 4,000 — is more than just a certificate of recognition, but a step towards language preservation too.

Top news today evening: Section 144 withdrawn from Jammu, National Film Awards 2019 announced and more

August 09, 2019 6:41 pm

From the withdrawal of Section 144 in Jammu to the announcement of the National Film Awards 2019, here are the top news stories for the evening.

66th National Film Awards to be declared after Lok Sabha Elections

April 24, 2019 2:41 pm

The selections for the National Film Awards are made by an independent and impartial jury consisting of eminent filmmakers and film personalities and declared in the month of April every year.

Importance of Being Earnest

May 09, 2018 12:10 am

Riddhi Sen was recently awarded the National Award for Best Actor, but it’s not his Bengali film Nagarkirtan, that he is preoccupied with.


National Film Awards 2020: Chhichhore to Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham, the top winners

March 22, 2021 7:01 pm

67th National Film Awards winners are announced.

National Film Awards 2018: Boney Kapoor accepts Sridevi's award with Janhvi and Khushi

May 04, 2018 8:53 am

The jury for the National Film Awards this year was headed by filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. The ceremony took place in New Delhi today.

National Awards 2016: Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Baahubali are big winners

March 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Amitabh Bachchan won Best Actor award for playing a hypochondriac father in "Piku", while Kangana Ranaut scored her second consecutive Best Actress honour at the 63rd National Film Awards, where Hindi films won in major categories barring the top prize that went to "Baahubali".