New Delhi, Kangana Ranaut starring ‘Queen’ and Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Haider’ were the stars of the 62nd National Film Awards as the former grabbed two awards for Best Actress and Best Hindi Film, whereas, the latter scooped five awards in different categories.
Tamil film actor Vijay took home the Best Actor Award for his portrayal of a transgender in the film ‘Nan Avanalla Avalu’ after beating the likes of Shahid Kapoor, Mammooty and Amir Khan.
Chaitanya Tamhane’s multi-lingual debut feature ‘Court’, which focuses on the flaws in the Indian judicial system, won the award for Best Feature Film.
‘Haider’ took home the awards for Best Dialogues, Best Male Playback Singer, Best Costume Designer, Best Music Direction and Best Choreography.
‘Mary Kom’ directed by Omung Kumar nabbed the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, whereas, Indira Gandhi Award for the Best Film by a debut director was won by Bengali feature ‘Asha Jaor Majhe’.
Here is the list of other main winners:
Best Film on Envrionment Conservation: Ottaal (Malayalam)
Best Direction: Chtotushkone (Bengali)/Srijith Mukherjee
Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simha/ Jigarthanda (Tamil)
Best Supporting Actress: Baljinder Kaur/ Pagdi The Honour (Haryanvi)
Best Female Playback Singer: Uttara Unnikrishnan/ Saivam (Tamil)
Best Background Score: Gopi Sundar/ 1983 (Malayalam)
Best Assamese Film : Othello
Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito
Best Hindi Film: Queen
Best Kannada Film: Harivu
Best Malayalam Film: Ain
Best Marathi Film: Killa
Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar
Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984
Best Tamil Film: Kuttram Kadithal
Best Telugu Film: Chandamama Kathalu
Best Rabha Film: Orong
Best Haryanvi Film: Pagdi The Honour
Special Jury Mention: Khwada (Marathi)
Best Lyrics: Nag Muthukumar/ Saivam (Tamil)
Best Make-Up Artiste: Nangaraju and Raju/ Nan Avanalla Avalu (Kannada)
Best Production Design: Aparna Raina/ Nachom Ia Kumpasar (Konkani)
Best Audiography: Mahavir Sabbanwal/ Khwada (Marathi)
Best Sound Designing: Anish John/ Asha Jaor Majhe (Bengali)
Best Re-recording: Nirbashito (Bengali)
Best Original Screenplay: Srijith Mukherji/ Chatushkone (Bengali)
Best Cinematography: Sudip Chatterjee/ Chatushkone (Bengali)