56th National Awards: Priyanka Chopra named Best Actress

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’.

Spicezee Bureau

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
`Jogwa`

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)

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