New Delhi: The coveted 57th National Awards, which were announced by Ramesh Sippy in New Delhi today created quite a flutter with Amitabh Bachchan winning the best actor award for ‘Paa’ – his third National Award.
Following is the list of winners for the 57th National Awards:
Best actor: Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Paa’.
Best actress: Ananya Chatterjee in ‘Abohoman’.
Best supporting actor award goes to
Farooq Sheikh in ‘Lahore’.
Best supporting female award goes to Arundhuti Nag for ‘Paa’.
Best feature film: ‘Kutty Srank’ (Malayalam).
Best Hindi film: ‘Paa’.
Best director award: Rituparno Ghosh for ‘Abohoman’.
Popular film for wholesome entertainment: ‘3 Idiots’.
Nargis Dutt award for film on national integration: ‘Delhi 6’.
Best film award on social issues: ‘Well Done Abba’.
Indira Gandhi award for best debut director: Sanjay Singh Puran for ‘Lahore’.
Best lyrics award goes to Swanand Kirkere for 'Behti hawa sa' in '3 Idiots'.
Best music director award goes to Amit Trivedi for 'Dev-D'.
Best male playback singer award goes to Rupam Islam for 'Mahanagar'.
Best female playback singer award goes to Nilanjana Sarkar for 'Houseful'.
Best cinematography award: Anjali Shukla
Best original screenplay: ‘Kutty Srank’.
Best dialogue: Mr Pandiraj.
Best costume designer: Jaya Kumar for ‘Kutty Srank’.
Best background score: Illayraja.
Best special effects: R Kamal Kanan.