National Awards 2011: Vidya Balan adjudged best actress

Zeenews bureau

New Delhi: She wooed the audience with her much acclaimed dirty act in Milan Luthria’s ‘The Dirty Picture’ and now it has won her the coveted National Award. Vidya Balan has been named as the best actress in the 59th National Films Awards for her brilliant portrayal of Silk Smitha in last year’s blockbuster ‘The Dirty Picture’.

Marathi actor Girish Kulkarni has been adjudged as the best actor for the film ‘Deool’.

The jury, consisting of actress Rohini Hattangadi amongst others, announced the winners on Wednesday in New Delhi.

The list of winners:

Best Child Artist: Partho Gupte for ‘Stanley ka Dabba’ and child actors of ‘Chillar Party’

Best Director: Gurvinder Singh for ‘Anne Ghode da Daan’

Best Film: ‘Deool’ and 'Byari'

Best Children's Film: 'Chillar Party'

Best Screenplay: Vikas Behal and Nitesh Tiwari (Chillar Party)

Best Dialogue: Girish Kulkarni for ‘Deool’

Best Editing: Praveen KL and NBSrikanth for ‘Aranya Kandam’

Best Special Effects: ‘RA.One’

Best Bengali Film- 'Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona'

Best Dogri Film : Dilesh Basiya Koi

Best Hindi Film : ‘I Am’

Best Kannada Film: ‘Koorma Avatar’

Best Manipuri Film: 'Phijigee Mani'

Best Marathi Film: ‘Shaala’

Best Tamil Film: ‘Vaagai Sooda Vaa’

Best Punjabi Film: 'Anne Gode Da Daan'

Best Choreography: Bosco and Ceasar for ‘Senorita’ in ‘Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara’

Best Jury Film: ‘Ronjana Aami Aar Ashbo Na’

Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Agar Zindagi’ from ‘I Am’

Best Music: Neel Dutta ‘Ranjona..’

Best Makeup: Vikram Gaekward for ‘Baal Gandharva’ and ‘The Dirty Picture’

Best Costume: Neeta Lulla for ‘Bal Gandharva’ and Neharika Khan for ‘The Dirty Picture’

Best Supporting Actor: Appu Kutti

Best Playback singer(female): Rupa Ganguly

Ashvin Kumar's 'Inshallah' on football and Arun Chadha's 'Mindscape' about the differently abled's need for intimacy were jointly named the best film on social issues.

'Inshallah' is the tale of a Kashmiri child's dream to play football in Brazil and how life in a silent war gets in the way. 'Mindscape' reveals the differently abled's need for intimacy, sexuality and identity.

'Mindscape' has been produced by Public Service Broadcasting Trust, while 'Inshallah' is Kumar's own production.