Some of the other prominent winners in various categories for this year National Film Awards included Assamese movie "Village Rockstars" in Best Feature Film category and "Baahubali - The Conclusion" in the Best Popular Film providing Wholesome Entertainment category.
"The actor in me feels alive again and grateful that there is appreciation pouring in". In a statement, Pankaj Tripathi said: "I am absolutely delighted". I had no idea I was even in the running. The legendary actress, who recently died in Dubai, has won the prestigious award for "MOM". Read Also: Pankaj Tripathi to spearhead cleanliness campaign in his hometown of Gopalganj, Bihar He credited his director and co-actors for his performance.
The 65th National Film Awards was announced earlier today at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi.
Actor Taapsee Pannu, who had a special appearance in "Ghazi" said it was "ecstatic" that the film had won the best Telugu film award. Divya Dutta won best supporting actress for "Irada", which also won best film on environment. "I am sure this news will be a source of tremendous happiness for lakhs of their fans across the world!"
Rajkummar Rao says, "It's a huge achievement for all of us". While she has given us many characters in films like Chandani, Mr. India, Lamhe and English Vinglish to remember her, but her performance in Mom will always remain special. "It's a film which has been made with so much purity and honesty, without keeping any commercial aspects in mind". I would like to thank Akshay Kumar, the director and the producer. Ganesh Acharya has won the award for Best Choreography for the song Goli Tu Lath maar in Toilet Ek Prem Katha.
Established in 1954, the National Film Awards have been administered by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals, along with the International Film Festival of India and the Indian Panorama. It is a dream come true.