New Delhi: The 56th National Film Awards have been announced and Priyanka Chopra has been honoured with the Best Actress Award for her role in the multi-award winning film ‘Fashion’. Following her closely is her co-star Kangana Ranaut, who walked away with the Best Supporting Actress Award. As for the Best Actor Award, it has been awarded to Upendra Limaye for his stunning act in Marathi film ‘Jogwa’.
As for the Best Hindi Film, the award was bagged by Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Rock On’, while the Best Film Award went to Rahul Bose starrer Bengali flick `Antaheen`. The Best Director Award went to Tamil filmmaker Bala for his film `Naan Kadavul`.
Abhay Deol starrer ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’ seized the Popular Film Award and Neeraj Pandey’s ‘A Wednesday’ was named as the Best Debut Film of 2008. Stunning actor Arjun Rampal won the Best Supporting Actor award for his acclaimed role in ‘Rock On’.
Best Hindi Film: Rock On
Best Film: Antaheen (Bengali)
Best Actress: Priyanka Chopra (Fashion)
Best Actor: Upendra Limaye
Best Director: Bala (Naan Kadavul)
Best Supporting actress: Kangna Ranaut (Fashion)
Best Supporting actor: Arjun Rampal (Rock On)
Best Debut Film: A Wednesday
Best Special Effects: Mumbai Meri Jaan
Best Popular Film: Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
Best Music Direction: Shams Patel (Thanks Maa)
Best Male Singer: Hariharan
Best Female Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
Best Animation Film: Roadside Romeo
Best Editing: Firaaq
Best Children Film: Gubachi Ganu
Best Costume Designer: Neeta Lulla(Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Choreography Award: Chinni Prakash (Jodhaa Akbar)