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Shekhar Kapur to head the jury for 65th National Film Awards

Veteran director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards, sources in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said today.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Kasinathuni Viswanath gets Phalke Award, standing ovation

The award is given by the government for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema.

May 04, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

National Film Awards: President Pranab Mukherjee confers honour on 'Rustom' Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor for 'Neerja' and others

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the top honours on National Film Awardees today at Vigyan Bhawan. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar received the National Award for Best Actor in 'Rustom' whereas Ram Madhvani's directorial venture 'Neerja' bagged the honour for 'Best Hindi Film'.

May 03, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Akshay Kumar's #DirectDilSe video is inspiring and will change your perspective towards life!

Bollywood's action star Akshay Kumar will be conferred with the Best Actor National Award for 'Rustom' and the actor can't be any happier. He took to Twitter and shared a video where he shared his feelings and revealed how excited he was for the big day.

May 03, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Hansal Mehta REACTS to 'Aligarh' not winning National Film Award, says it is 'disappointing'!

The 64th National Film Awards were announced by Chairperson Priyadarshan on April 7, 2017, at a press conference and Akshay Kumar won the Best Actor honour for 'Rustom'. While Best Hindi Film went to Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Neerja', films such as 'Aligarh' and 'Udta Punjab' were royally ignored.

Apr 08, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

National Film Awards: 'Neerja' producer Atul Kasbekar expresses deep gratitude!

The most coveted and prestigious National Awards have been announced today and Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Neerja' and Akshay Kumar' 'Rustom' emerged as big winners.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

64th National Film Awards: ‘Best Actor’ Akshay Kumar expresses gratitude with countless emotions – WATCH

Akshay Kumar bagged the coveted award for his performance in the film ‘Rustom’, in which he plays a patriotic Naval Officer.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

National Awards: Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’, Akshay Kumar and Zaira Wasim win laurels

Neerja bags the Best Hindi Film Award.

Apr 07, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Revealed! Nawazuddin Siddiqui's success mantra

Interestingly, Nawazuddin was awarded the Special Jury Award at the 60th National Film Awards 2012 for his breakthrough performances. 

Sep 17, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Hoping 'Sarbjit' to make it to national awards: Jackky Bhagnani

Actor Jackky Bhagnani, who has produced "Sarbjit", is pinning hopes of receiving a National award for the film. The film based on the life of Sarabjit Singh, was recently screened at the Cannes Film Festival and Jackky is elated with the response. 

May 19, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Controversies, legal battle – What are they? Kangana Ranaut at her happiest best – See pics

Despite being involved in an ugly legal battle with Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan, Kangana exhibited confidence.

May 04, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

Manoj Kumar receives Phalke Award, presents idol to President

 Veteran film actor and director Manoj Kumar was on Tuesday conferred with the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 63rd National Films Awards here. Known for featuring in films with patriotic themes, Manoj Kumar in return presented a Sai baba idol to President Pranab Mukherjee.

May 03, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

63rd National Film Awards: Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut receive top honours

The prestigious National Film Awards were presented on Tuesday evening, when President Pranab Mukherjee conferred top honours.

May 03, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

63rd National Film Awards: Amitabh Bachchan accompanied by family members!

The most prestigious National Film Awards were announced sometime back and on Tuesday, the President shall give away the honours. 

May 03, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut is a big success story of Bollywood: Hansal Mehta

'Aligarh' director Hansal Mehta, who has teamed up with National award-winner Kangana Ranaut for his next film "Simran", feels the actress is one of the big success stories of Bollywood.

Mar 29, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

Bhumi Pednekar's condition for 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' sequel

Actress Bhumi Pednekar was in tears when her debut movie "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" was chosen for the Best Hindi Film honour at the 63rd National Film Awards. She says she will be ready for its sequel, but she has an interesting condition.

Mar 29, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Winning National Award for 'Bajirao Mastani' very special, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Bhansali, who began his career as an assistant to Vidhu Vinod Chopra, spoke about his struggling days.

Mar 29, 2016, 08:07 AM IST

Kangana Ranaut outstanding but wish Deepika Padukone had won, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali said filmmaking was a liberty and not a responsibility for him.

Mar 29, 2016, 07:55 AM IST

National Awards a dream come true: 'Thithi' director

Director Raam Reddy, whose critically acclaimed 'Thithi', was today declared the best Kannada film at the National Film Awards, says winning the honour has given a commercial boost to the movie.

Mar 28, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

National Awards are only relevant awards left today: Kabir Khan

Filmmaker Kabir Khan, whose 2015 blockbuster film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has been honoured with a National Award, says it is the “only relevant” award left in the country which recognises content-oriented films.

Mar 28, 2016, 18:22 PM IST