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National Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

Baahubali has won the Best Film award at 63rd National Film Award. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan won the Best Actor award for his role in ‘Piku’while Kangana Ranaut won Best Actress for her role in ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns.”

Here’s the complete list of winners of 63rd National Film Awards:

Best Film: Baahubali

Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Best Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Piku

This is Amitabh Bachchan’s fourth national award. The actor first won a national award for best actor for Agneepath in 1990. His next two national award wins happened in 2005 and 2009 for Black and Paa respectively.

Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut, Tanu Weds Manu Returns

The actress called it the “best birthday gift” especially since she gets to honour with Bachchan. “It is the best birthday gift I could have got. I am thrilled and feel blessed especially since Mr Bachchan is the best actor with me,” Ranaut said in a statement.

This is the third trophy for Ranaut at the National Awards, having won best actress for “Queen” last year and earlier for best supporting actress for 2008 film “Fashion”.

Best Supporting Actor: Samuthirakani for  Visaaranai

Best Supporting Actress: Tanvi Azmi, Bajirao Mastani

Best Hindi Film: Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film Of A Director: Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

“Thank you everybody for all your love. We are really happy that ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ got the National Award for Best Popular Film,” director Kabir Khan tweeted.

Best Choreography: Remo D’Souza, Deewani Mastani song in Bajirao Mastani


Best Female Playback Singer: Monali Thakur, Moh Moh Ke Dhage

Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chaterjee, Bajirao Mastani

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: Nanak Shah Fakir

Best Screenplay Writer (Original): Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

Best Screenplay – Dialogues: Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

Best Malayalam Film: Pathemari, Artistically narrated saga of 2 generations of Malayali workers who migrated to gulf for livelihood

Best Film on Social Issue: Niranayakam

Best Music Direction: M Jayachandran for Song Kaathirunnu Kaathirunnu for the Ennu Ninte Moideen

Best Music Direction- Background Score: Ilaiyaraaja, Thaarai Thappattai

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal

Best Children’s Film: Duronto

Best Tamil Film: Visaaranai

Best Telugu Film: Kanche

Best Sanskrit Film: Priyamanasam

Best Kannada Film: Thithi

Best Marathi Film: Ringan

Best Maithili Film: Mithila Makhaan

Best Punjabi Film: Chauthi Koot

Best Bengali Film: Sankhachil

Best Konkani Film: Enemy

Best Assamese Film: Kothanodi

Best Haryanvi Film: Satrangi

The Head Hunter bags Best Wancho Film

Best Khasi Film: Onaatah

Best Manipuri Film: Eibusu Yaohanbiyu

Best Mizo Film: Kima’s Lode Beyond the Class

Best Odiya Film: Pahada Ra Luha

Special Mention: Ritika Singh for the film Irudhi Suttru

Best Editing: Late Kishore T.E for Visaranai

Best Costume Designer and Best Make-up Artist for film Nanak Shah Fakir

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