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66th National Film Awards: Vicky Kaushal, Keerthy Suresh honoured, Amitabh Bachchan skips due to sic- Cinema express

66th National Film Awards: Vicky Kaushal, Keerthy Suresh honoured, Amitabh Bachchan skips due to sickness 

Awards were distributed by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today 

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Published: 23rd December 2019
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The 66th National Film Awards were distributed by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today. Among the luminaries, actors Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana and Keerthy Suresh, director Sriram Raghavan, and filmmaker-composer Sanjay Leela Bhansali were honoured at the event.

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was to be conferred with the 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest honour in cinema, skipped the event due to health issues. In a note, Amitabh Bachchan shared that he was down with fever and has been advised not to travel. “Will not be able to attend National Award tomorrow in Delhi. So unfortunate... my regrets,” he wrote. 

Also present at the event was actor Akshay Kumar, whose film Pad Man won the award for Best Film on Social Issues. 

Here’s a complete list of winners in the feature film category at the 66th National Film Awards:

Best Film: Hellaro

Best Hindi Film: Andhadhun

Best Direction: Aditya Dhar (Uri)

Best Actor: Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal

Best Actress: Keerthy Suresh (Mahanati

Best Supporting Actress: Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho

Best Supporting Actor: Swanand Kirkire for Chumbak

Best Choreography: Padmaavat, Ghoomar

Best Special Effects: Awe, KGF

Best Music Direction: Sanjay Leela Bhasali, Padmaavat

Best Background Music award: Uri

Best Lyrics: Manjutha for Nathicharami

Best Production Design: Kammara Sambhavam

Best Editing: Nathicharami

Best Location Sound: Tendlya

Best Sound Design: Uri

Best Mixed Track: Rangasthalam

Best Original Screenplay: Chi Arjun La Sow

Best Adapted Screenplay: Andhadhun

Best Dialogue: Tarikh

Best Cinematography: Ulu

Best Makeup Artist: Ranjith for Awe

Best Costume Designer: Mahanati, Rajshree Patnaik, Varun Shah and Archana Rao

Best Action: KGF

Best Rajasthani Film: Turtle

Best Panchanga Film: In The Land Of Poisonous Women

Best Garo Film: Anna

Best Marathi Film: Bhonga

Best Tamil Film: Baram

Best Urdu Film: Hamid

Best Bengali Film: Ek Je Chhilo Raja

Best Malayalam Film: Sudani From Nigeria

Best Telugu Film: Mahanati

Best Kannada Film: Nathicharami

Best Konkani Film: Amori

Best Assamese Film: Bulbul Can Sing

Best Punjabi Film: Harjeeta

Best Gujarati Film: Reva

Best Children’s Film: Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shale, Kasaragodu

Best Film on Environment Conservation: Paani

Nargis Dutt Award for National Integration: Ondanya Eradalu

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Badhaai Ho

Jury Awards: Kedara (Bengali)

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Sudhakar Reddy Yakanthi for Naal

Best Female Playback singer: Bindu Mani for Mayavi Manave from Nathicharami

Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh for Binte Dil from Padmaavat

Best Film on Social Issues: Pad Man
 

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