63rd National Film Awards (2016): List of Winners

The 63rd National Film Awards for Indian Cinema of 2015 has just been announced a short while ago.  The awards will be distributed in early May this year. Given below is the list of winners-

Best Feature Film: 

Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for ‘Bajirao Mastani

Best Actor: Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Piku

Best Actress: Kangna Ranaut for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Best Supporting Actor : Samuthirakani for ‘Visaaranai’ (Tamil)

Best Supporting Actress : Tanvi Azmi for ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee for ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Best Assamese Film: ‘Kothanodi’

Best Bengali Film: ‘Shankachil’

Best Bodo Film: Dau Huduni Methai

Best Hindi Film:Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Best Tamil Film : ‘Visaaranai

Best Malayalam Film : ‘Pathemari

Best Maithili Film: Mithila Makhaan

Best Manipuri Film: ‘Eibusu Yaohanbiyu’

Best Marathi Film: ‘Ringan’

Best Mizo Film: ‘Kima’s Lode Beyond the Class’

Best Oriya Film: ‘Pahada Ra Luha’

Best Telugu Film: ‘Kanche’

Best Kannada Film: ‘Thithi’

Best Khasi Film: Onataah

Best Konkani Film: ‘Enemy’

Best Punjabi Film: ‘Chauthi Koot’

Best Sanskrit Film: ‘Priyamanasam’

Best Haryanvi Film: ‘Satrangi’

Best Wancho Film: ‘The Head Hunter’

Best Film Critic: Meghachandra Kongbam

Best Book Award: Dr.Rajkumar Samagra Charithre for ‘Doddahulluru Rukkoji’, special mention-Satish Chopra for ‘Forgotten Masters of Hindi Cinema’

Best Lyrics: Varun Grover for ‘Yeh Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ from ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’

Best Music Direction: M.Jayachandran for ‘Ennu Ninte Moideen‘ (song-Kathirunnu Kathirunnu) and Ilaiyaraaja for ‘Thaarai Thappattai’- Tamil(Background Score)

Best Costume: Payal Saluja for ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

Best Choreography: Remo D’Souza for ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Special Jury Award: Kalki Koechlin for ‘Margarita with a Straw

Best Audiography: Sanjay Kurian for ‘Talvar‘ (Location Sound Recordist),  Biswadeep Chatterjee for ‘Bajirao Mastani’ Sound Designer) and  Justin Jose for ‘Bajirao Mastani (Re-recordist of final mixed track)

Best Film Friendly State Award: Gujarat (special mention to UP and Kerala)

Visaaranai PosterBest Editing: Late Kishore T.E  for ‘Visaaranai’ (Tamil)

Best Production Design : Shriram Iyengar, Saloni Dhatrak and Sujeet Sawant for ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Best Make-Up Artist: Preetisheel G.Singh and Clover Wootton for ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

Best Special Effects: V.Sreenivas Mohan for ‘Baahubali’

Best Screenplay:
 Juhi Chaturvedi for ‘Piku’ and Himanshu Sharma for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’

Best Adapted screenplay writer: Vishal Bhardwaj for ‘Talvar’

Best Dialogue: Juhi Chaturvedi for ‘Piku’ and Himanshu Sharma for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’

Best Female Playback Singer: Monali Thakur for ‘Yeh Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ from ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’

Best Male Playback Singer: Mahesh Kale for songs from ‘Katyar Kaljjat Ghusali

Best Child Artist: Gaurav Menon for ‘Ben’ (Malayalam)

Best Children’s Film: ‘Duronto’

Indira Gandhi award for debut film director: Neeraj Ghaywan for ‘Masaan’

Best Film Providing Wholesome Entertainement : ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Best Film on Social Issues: ‘Nirnayakam’ (Malayalam)

Best Film on Environment Preservation/Conservation: ‘Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal’ (Malayalam)

Best Film on National Integration: ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ (Punjabi)

Special Mention: Rinku Rajguru for ‘Sairat’, Ritika Singh for ‘Irudhi Suttru’, Jayasurya-‘Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam’ and ‘Lukka Chuppi’

Best Film (Non Feature): ‘Amdavad Ma Famous’

( For more details about the awards including complete list of Non Feature film category check here)


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