Indian film 'Jal' in running for two Oscars
Indian film 'Jal' in running for two Oscars

 Girish Malik’s National Award winning film “Jal” has found a place in the Oscar contenders of 2014 in two categories -- Best Picture and Best Original Score.

Rewards more important than awards: Kay Kay Menon
Rewards more important than awards: Kay Kay Menon

 Kay Kay Menon's work in films like 'Life...In A Metro" and 'Black Friday' has been widely lauded, but the actor doesn't believe in awards. He says award events are now merely TV programmes, which are about business.

`Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` inspired to tell Indian stories: Mehra

National Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is happy that a host of biopic films are being made post `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`.

`Yellow` bags 3 National Awards, B-Town cheers for Riteish

Riteish Deshmukh’s second Marathi venture ‘Yellow’ won the Special Jury and Special Mention awards at the 61st National Film Awards, and the Hindi film fraternity is proud of the ‘Grand Masti’ star.

Bollywood Tweets congratulatory messages to National Film Award winners

Celebs Tweet congratulatory messages to National Award winners

Kaushik Ganguly`s next focuses on world of visually impaired

After exploring the subject of foley art in National Award-winning movie `Shabdo`, filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly`s next delves into the world of a visually impaired.

Now, a goat named after Shah Rukh Khan!

Shah Rukh Khan has cast a bizarre effect on one National Award winning filmmaker.

National Awards are important: Irrfan Khan

Irrfan is elated by the National Award for best actor for his performance in ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ (PST), but says the prestigious award has come his way after several disappointments.

National Film Awards: No accolades for ‘Barfi!’, Priyanka Chopra sad

Last year when Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’ hit the theatres, viewers went gaga over the film.

Hoped Kichcha Sudeep will win award too, says SS Rajamouli

Though happy that his Telugu revenge-drama ‘Eega’ pocketed two National Awards Monday, Telugu filmmaker S.S Rajamouli was hoping Kannada star Kichcha Sudeep, who played the antagonist in the film, would win an award as well.

I thank my parents for the award: Birju Maharaj

Pandit Birju Maharaj said he would like to thank his parents for the National Award he won Monday for best choreography for Kamal Haasan`s multilingual spy-thriller ‘Vishwaroopam’.

I credit `Vicky Donor` team for National Awards: John Abraham

John Abraham`s debut production ‘Vicky Donor’, starring a debutant, pulled it off and that too with three National Awards.

Take pride in your own awards: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes that while Oscars may be the biggest film awards, Indians should take pride in their own awards.

I`ve got more than I expected: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, who won the best actress National award for her bold and beautiful performance in ‘The Dirty Picture’, says she has achieved a lot more than she ever expected to in her seven-year Bollywood career.

Aamir says no to Oscars, National Awards

Aamir Khan, who has refrained from attending Filmfare Awards and other such events since long, has now resorted to a self-imposed ban on National Awards and even the Oscars!

Why ‘Peepli Live’ did not win any National Award this year

While `Dabangg` and `Ishiqiya` were the only notable films present in the winners list, questions were raised as to why ‘Peepli Live’ did not make it to any category.

JP Dutta lashes out at National Awards` critics

The almost-complete exclusion of Bollywood from the National Awards and the selection of `Dabangg` as a "wholesome entertainer" has miffed some Bollywood denizens but jury head J.P Dutta is unfazed.

Four national awards for `Ishqiya`

Vishal Bhardwaj`s rural drama "Ishqiya" Thursday won four National Awards -- including awards for best music for the director and best female playback singer for his wife Rekha Bhardwaj.

Sikkim bags 3 national awards at MG-NREGA Sammelan

Sikkim has become the only state to
bag national award in all three categories for exemplary work
done under MG-NREGA during the recent Mahatma Gandhi NREGA
Sammelan in New Delhi.

Prez gives away national awards for disabled empowerment

India`s Prez Pratibha Patil presented the national awards for the empowerment of persons with disabilities in 13 categories, ranging from best differently ables employee to best accessible website.