69th National Film Awards 2023 - Winners announced

69th National Film Awards 2023 - Winners announced
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On Thursday, 24 August 2023, at 5 PM, 69th National Film Awards were revealed. Here is the full list of winners for the National Film Awards. The awards recognized the finest of Indian cinema from 2021 forward.

 

Winners of the 69th National Film Awards in 2023: On Thursday, the 69th National Film Awards were announced at the National Media Centre in New Delhi. The ceremony, which will take place at a later date, will recognize the best Indian films produced in all languages in the calendar year 2021. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) certified feature and non-feature films between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021, were eligible for competition.

 

Allu Arjun won Best Actor for Pushpa: The Rise, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon shared Best Actress honours for Gangubai Kathiawadi and Mimi, respectively. The prize for Best Feature Film went to Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. At the 69th National Film Awards, The Kashmir Files received the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration.

 

Sardar Udham, Shoojit Sircar's biographical historical drama, won multiple accolades at the 69th National Film accolades. In addition to being voted Best Hindi Film, it also received accolades for Best Cinematography (Avik Mukhopadhyay), Best Audiography (Sinoy Joseph), Best Production Design (Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta), and Best Costume Design (Veera Kapur Ee).

 

The National Film prizes are the most prestigious prizes, given out yearly to recognise the best filmmaking talent in the country. The National Film Awards, according to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Directorate of Film Festivals, "aim to encourage the production of films of aesthetic and technical excellence as well as social relevance.

 

The honours were named as the 'State honours' when they were first given out in 1954. Only the best films in various regional languages were honoured and awarded at the time. The first awards for performers and professionals working on films were given out in 1967. For her portrayal in Raat Aur Din, Nargis became the first performer to win Best Actress. In the same year, Uttam Kumar received Best Actor for Antony Firingee and Chiriyakhana.

 

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The list of All Winners at National Film Awards:

 

Film Rocketry selected as Best Feature Film

 

Nikhil Mahajan, Godavari were selected as Best Director

 

RRR - Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

 

The Kashmir Files received the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration

 

Allu Arjun, Best Actor for the film Pushpa: The Rise

 

Best Actress - Kriti Sanon for the film 'Mimi' and Alia Bhatt for the film Gangubai Kathiawadi

 

Pankaj Tripathi honored as Best Supporting Actor for the film 'Mimi'

 

Best Supporting Actress: Pallavi Joshi for the film 'The Kashmir Files'

 

Bhavin Rabari selected as Best Child Artist for the film 'Chhello Show (The Last Film Show)'

 

Best Screenplay (Original) - Shahi Kabir for the film 'Nayattu'

 

Best Screenplay (Adapted) - Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Utkarshini Vashishtha for the film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'

 

Utkarshini Vashishtha & Prakash Kapadia honored for Best Dialogue Writer for the film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'

 

Best Music Director (Songs) - Devi Sri Prasad for the film 'Pushpa: The Rise'

 

Best Music Direction (Background Music) - MM Keeravaani for the film 'RRR'

 

Best Male Playback Singer - Kaala Bhairava for the film 'RRR'

 

Best Female Playback Singer - Shreya Ghoshal for the film 'Iravin Nizhal'

 

Best Lyrics - Chandrabose, for the song 'Dham Dham Dham' of Konda Polam film 

 

'777 Charlie' - Best Kannada Film 

 

'Sardar Udham' - Best Hindi Film 

 

'Chhello Show (The Last Film Show)' - Best Gujurati Film by Pan Nalin

 

'Home' - Best Malayalam Film

 

'Uppena' - Best Telugu Film

 

'Kadaisi Vivasayi' - Best Tamil Film

 

'Boomba Ride' - Best Mishing Film

 

'Samanantar' - Best Maithili Film 

 

'Kalkokkho' - Best Bengali Film

 

'Ekda Kaay Zala' - Best Marathi Film

 

'Eikhoigi Yum' - Best Meiteilon Film

 

'Anur' - Best Assamese Film

 

'Pratikshya' - Best Odiya Film

 

'Anunaad –The Resonance': Best Film on Social Issues  

 

Directors Meppadiyan and Vishnu Mohan received Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film

 

'Gandhi and Co' - Best Children’s Film 

 

'Aavasavyuham' - Best Film on Environment Conservation

 

Best Audiography (Location Sound Recordist) - Arun Asok & Sonu K P, Chavittu

 

Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track) - Sinoy Joseph for the film 'Sardar Udham'

 

Best Audiography (Sound Designer) - Aneesh Basu for the film 'Jhilli'

 

Best Cinematography - Avik Mukhopadhayay for the film 'Sardar Udham'

 

Best Choreography - Prem Rakshith for the film 'RRR'

 

Best Special Effects - Srinivas Mohan for the film 'RRR'

 

Best Costume Designer - Veera Kapur Ee for the film 'Sardar Udham'

 

Best Production Design - Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta for the film 'Sardar Udham'

 

Best Make-up - Preetisheel Singh for the film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'

 

Best Editing - Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi'

 

Special Jury Award for Shershaah and Vishnuvardhan

 

 

Best Stunt Choreography - King Soloman for the film 'RRR' 

 

Special Mention - 1. Late Shri Nallandi, Kadaisi Vivasayi 2. Aranya Gupta & Bithan Biswas, Jhilli 3. Indrans, Home 4. Jahanara Begum, Anur

 

Best Non-feature film - Ek Tha Gaon by Srishti Lakhera (director)

 

Best Direction (Non-feature film) - Smile Please by Bakul Matiyani (director)

 

Best Debut Non-Feature Film of a Director - Paanchika, Ankit Kothari (director)

 

Best Anthropological Film - Fire on Edge

 

Best Biographical Film - Rukhu Matir Dukhu Majhi and Beyond Blast, Somnath Mondal (director)

 

Best Arts Films - T.N. Krishnan Bow Strings to Divine

 

Best Science & Technology Films - Ethos of Darkness, Avijit Banerjee (director)

 

Best Promotional Film - Endangered Heritage ‘Warli Art’

 

Best Environment Film (Non-feature film) - Munnam Valavu

 

Best Film on Social Issues (Non-feature film) - Mithu Di and Three Two One

 

Best Investigative Film - Looking For Challan

 

Best Exploration Film - Ayushman

 

Best Educational Film - Sirpigalin Sirpangal, M. Manikandan (director)

 

Best Short Fiction Film - Dal Bhat, Nemil Shah (director)

 

Best Animation Film - Kandittundu, Adithi Krishnadas (director)

 

Best Film on Family Values - Chand Saanse, Pratima Joshi (director)

 

Best Cinematography (Non-feature film) - Bittu Rawat for Pataal film

 

Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track) (Non-feature film) - Unni krishnan for the film Ek Tha Gaon

 

Best Production Sound Recordist (Location/Sync Sound) (Non-feature film) - Suruchi Sharma for the film Meen Raag

 

Best Editing (Non-feature film) - Abhro Banerjee for the film If Memory Serves Me Right

 

Best Music Direction (Non-feature film) - Ishaan Divecha for the film Succelent

 

Best Narration/Voice Over (Non-feature film) - Kulada Kumar Bhattacharjee for the film Hathibondhu

 

Special Mention (Non-feature film) - 1. Aniruddha Jatkar, Baale Bangara, 2. Srikanth Deva, Karuvarai, 3. Sweta Kumar Das, The Healing Touch, 4. Ram Kamal Mukherjee, Ek Duaa

 

Special Jury Award (Non-feature film) - Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe, Rekha

 

Best Book on Cinema - Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal: The Incredibly Melodious Journey by Rajiv Vijayakar

 

Best Film Critic - Purushothama Charyulu

 

 

Best Film Critic (Special Mention) - Subramanya Bandoor


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