National Film Awards 2016

National Film Awards 2016

63rd National Film Awards were held on 24th March, 2016.

2015 Winners

Winner Category
Kangana Ranaut, Queen Best Actress
Sanchari Vijay, Nanu Avanalla Avalu Best Actor
Court , Chaitanya Tamhane, Zoo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Best Feature Film
Shashi Kapoor Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Queen, Vikas Bahl, Phantom Films, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures Best Feature Film in Hindi
Vishal Bhardwaj, Haider Best Music Direction
Gopi Sunder, 1983 Best Music Direction
Uthara Unnikrishnan, Saivam Best Female Playback Singer
Bobby Simha Jigarthanda Best Supporting Actor
Srijit Mukherji ,Chotushkone Best Direction
Baljinder Kaur, PAGDI: The Honour Best Supporting Actress
Haider ,Sudesh Adhana Best Choreography
Sukhwinder Singh, Haider Best Male Playback Singer
Labour of Love , Aditya Vikram Sengupta, F.O.R Films Pvt. Ltd. Best First Film of a Director
Mary Kom ,Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Omung Kumar Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Kaaka Muttai, M. Manikandan, Grass Root Film Company Best Children's Film
Elizabeth Ekadashi, Essel Vision Productions, Paresh Mokashi Best Children's Film
Chotushkone, Srijit Mukherji Best Screenplay
Haider, Vishal Bhardwaj Best Screenplay
Ottal, Joshy Mangalath Best Screenplay
Labour of Love, Anish John Best Audiography
Khwada , Mahaveer Sabbanwal Best Audiography
Nirbashito, Dipankar Chaki, Anirban Sengupta Best Audiography
Phum Shang , Films Division of India, Haobam Paban Kumar Best Investigative Film
Tanul Thakur Best Film Critic
Mitraa, Ravi Jadhav, Athaansh Communications Best Short Fiction Film
Jigarthanda, Vivek Harshan Best Editing
Chotushkone, Sudeep Chatterjee Best Cinematography
Na. Muthukumar, Saivam Best Lyrics
Nachom-ia Kumpasar, Aparna Raina Best Production Design
Can’t Take This Shit Anymore, Vinod Kapri, Bhagirathi Films Best Film on Social Issues
Daughters of Mother India, Vibha Bakshi, V2 Film and Design Best Film on Social Issues
Ottaal, Jayaraj, Director Cutz Film Company Pvt. Ltd. Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation
Palomi Ghosh, Nachom-ia Kumpasar Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
Musthafa, Ain Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
Bhaurao Karhade, Khwada Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
Parth Bhalerao, Bhoothnath Returns, Killa Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
J. Vignesh, Kaaka Muttai Best Child Artist
Ramesh, Kaaka Muttai Best Child Artist
Life Force – India’s Western Ghats, Subbiah Nallamuthu, Grey Films India Pvt. Ltd. Best Exploration/Adventure Film
Raju, Nanu Avanalla Avalu Best Make-up Artist
Nangaraju, Nanu Avanalla Avalu Best Make-up Artist
Silent Cinema 1895 - 1930, Pasupuleti Purnachandra Rao, Emesco Books Best Book on Cinema
Haider, Dolly Ahluwalia Best Costume Design
Killa , Avinash Arun, JAR Pictures, M R Filmworks Best Feature Film in Marathi
Kuttram Kadithal, JSK Film Corporation, Bramma.G Best Feature Film in Tamil
Ain, Sidhartha Siva, 1: 1: Entertainments Best Feature Film in Malayalam
Tender is the Sight, Films Division of India, Torsha Banerjee Best Non-Feature Film
Chandamama Kathalu, Praveen Sattaru, A Working Dream Productions Best Feature Film in Telugu
Harivu, Manjunatha Somashekara Reddy, Om Studio Best Feature Film in Kannada
Nirbashito, Churni Ganguly, Kaushik Ganguly Productions Best Feature Film in Bengali

National Film Awards 2014

Best Film (Hindi): Jolly LLB

Best Actress: Geetanjali Thapa (Liar's Dice, Hindi)

Best Actor: Raj Kumar (Shahid, Hindi) & Suraj Venjaramoodu (Terariyathavar, Malyalam)

Supporting Actor (Female) - Aida Elkashef, Ship of Theseus and Amruta Subash, Astu

Best Direction: Hansal Mehta for Shahid (Hindi)

Special Mention Gauri Gadgil and Sanjana Rai for 'Yellow' (Marathi)

Direction (Non Feature): Chidiya Udh

Special Effects: Jal

Short Fiction (Non Feature): Mandrake! Mandrake! (Hindi)

Non Feature Film on Social Issues: Gulabi Gang (Hindi, Bundelkhandi)

Environmental Film including Agriculture: Foresting Life (Hindi,Assamese)

Non Feature Film: Rangbhoomi (Hindi)

Best Book on Cinema: Cinema Ga Cinema (Telgu) by Nandagopal

Sound Design: Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Madras Cafe

Choreography: Ganesh Aacharya, Havan Karenge (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)

Special Jury Award: Yellow (Marathi) & Miss Lovely (Hindi)

Best Children's Film: Kaphal (Hindi)

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Perariyathavar (Malyalam)

Best Film on Social Issues: Tuhya Dharma Koncha (Marathi)

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Thalaimuraigal (Tamil)

Best Popular Film providing wholesome Entertainment: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Hindi)

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Fandry (Marathi)

Best Feature Film: Ship of Theseus

Playback Singer: Bela Shinde Khura Khura


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