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President Ram Nath Kovind confers National Awards to Teachers

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday conferred National Awards to teachers for the year 2018 on the occasion of Teachers' Day at an event organised in New Delhi to mark the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. This was the 61st year of the National Teachers' Award.

Sep 05, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

National Award for 'Badhaai Ho' is gratifying: Sanya Malhotra

Surekha Sikri, in fact, won a National Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film.

Aug 15, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

R Balki dedicates National Award to the real Pad Man

Filmmaker R. Balki is happy that his film "Pad Man" won the National Film Award for Best Film On Social Issue because, more than just a critical achievement, the honor indicates the start of a conversation on menstrual hygiene. This, Balki, believes, was the dream of Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man whose life inspired the film.

Aug 13, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

Ayushmann Khurrana pens heart warming poetry on winning National Award

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has won the Best Actor National Award, has penned an emotional poem describing his journey in the industry.

Aug 11, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Twinkle Khanna pens heartfelt note after 'PadMan' wins National Award

'PadMan' won the National Award for Best Film on Social Issues on Friday. An elated Twinkle Khanna thanked Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man who inspired Akshay's character in the film.

Aug 10, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

5W1H: Dangal Actor Zaira Wasim Quits Bollywood

National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim on Sunday announced her "disassociation" from the field of acting.

Jun 30, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

No National award for 'Manikarnika' will create doubt: Kangana

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who was last seen in "Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi", says that if she will not receive a National film Award for her portrayal of Rani Lakshmibai in the historical drama, then it will lead to questions on their credibility.

Mar 24, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

Sri will always be a shining star in the sky: Anil Kapoor on Sridevi's National Award

Sridevi’s husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi had also issued a joint statement thanking the Indian government and the jury members for the honour.

Apr 14, 2018, 08:33 AM IST

Rana Daggubati elated that 'Baahubali 2', 'Ghazi' got National Awards

Actor Rana Daggubati says he is very happy that both his films 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' and 'Ghazi' were honoured at the 65th National Film Awards on Friday.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:24 AM IST

Shekhar Kapur opens up on Sridevi winning National Award for 'Mom'

'Mom' is helmed by Ravi Udyawar and presents the story of a mother who sets out to avenge her step-daughter. 

Apr 13, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Actor in me feels alive again: Divya Dutta on the National Award

Divya Dutta, who won the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film "Irada" at the 65th National Film Awards on Friday, says it is such achievements that make her feel alive as an actor.

Apr 13, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

Young brothers invent unique litter-picking machine, win multiple national awards

The brothers were deeply moved after seeing an elderly sweeper picking litter after which they came with an idea of building a wrapper machine to help thousands of such sanitation workers across the country.

Jan 13, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

Sonam Kapoor's National Award win makes Anil Kapoor proud, inspires Harshvardhan

Actress Sonam Kapoor's Special Mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her performance in "Neerja", has made Anil Kapoor has made a "proud father", while her brother Harshvardhan says such appreciation inspires one to work harder and be humble.

May 06, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

National Award for Sonam Kapoor glorious validation of her talent: Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has praised Sonam Kapoor as she got a special mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her portrayal of slain air hostess, Neerja Bhanot, in "Neerja".

Apr 13, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

Was expecting National Award for Amitabh Bachchan: Shoojit Sircar

"Pink" producer Shoojit Sircar is delighted that the movie has won the Best Film on Social Issues at the 64th National Film Awards, but he says he was expecting an honour for megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his outstanding performance in the film.

Apr 08, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

National Award well deserved for 'Shivaay': Ajay Devgn

Bollywood actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn, whose production and directorial venture "Shivaay" has got the National Film Award for Best Visual Effects, says the decision is not surprising.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

Surabhi says she never expected to win National Film Award

Surabhi, who was named the best actress in the National Film Awards for "Minnaminungu", is said she is elated to be recognised for the prestigious honour.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Google's Doodle tribute to Bollywood singer Mukesh

Google on Friday paid tribute to one of Bollywood's leading playback singers, the late Mukesh on his 93rd birth anniversary.

Jul 22, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Don't care about film awards: Irrfan Khan

Internationally acclaimed Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan says awards can only mean anything to him they are genuine.

Jul 02, 2016, 14:20 PM IST

Aamir Khan praises Kannada film 'Thithi'

Aamir also lauded the performances by the actors in the film.

May 30, 2016, 17:13 PM IST