Film Awards: The excitement in the film industry reached a crescendo as the 69th National Film Awards were officially announced on Thursday. This prestigious event, which acknowledges exceptional achievements in Indian cinema, brought to the forefront the talented individuals and outstanding creations that have left an indelible mark on the silver screen.
Let’s delve into the captivating lineup of winners, unveiling who secured the coveted National Film Awards across various categories:
Best Feature Film: “Rocketry,” R Madhavan
The remarkable film “Rocketry” clinched the title of Best Feature Film, a well-deserved recognition for R Madhavan’s exceptional dedication and cinematic prowess.
Best Hindi Film: “Sardar Udham”
For its exceptional storytelling and cinematic brilliance, “Sardar Udham” emerged as the Best Hindi Film, showcasing the depth of creativity in Indian cinema.
Best Actor: Allu Arjun, Film “Pushpa”
Allu Arjun’s mesmerizing performance in “Pushpa” earned him the Best Actor award, underscoring his incredible acting finesse.
Best Actress: Alia Bhatt, “Gangubai Kathiawadi” / Kriti Sanon,
“Mimi” Alia Bhatt’s portrayal in “Gangubai Kathiawadi” and Kriti Sanon’s heartwarming performance in “Mimi” both earned them the Best Actress recognition, highlighting their versatility and dedication to their craft.
Best Supporting Actor: Pankaj Tripathi, “Mimi” / Pallavi Joshi,
“The Kashmir Files” Pankaj Tripathi’s impactful role in “Mimi” and Pallavi Joshi’s compelling performance in “The Kashmir Files” garnered them the Best Supporting Actor awards, adding depth to their respective films.
Best Director: Nikhil Maharaj, “Godavari” (Marathi film)
Nikhil Maharaj’s directorial finesse in the Marathi film “Godavari” earned him the Best Director accolade, showcasing his exceptional storytelling abilities.
Best Music: “Pushpa,” Devi Sriprasad / “RRR,” MM Keeravani
The musical geniuses behind “Pushpa” (Devi Sriprasad) and “RRR” (MM Keeravani) clinched the Best Music awards, resonating with audiences through their soul-stirring compositions.
Best Choreography: “RRR” Film, Prem Rakshit Prem
Rakshit’s imaginative choreography in “RRR” left an indelible mark, earning him the Best Choreography award.
Best Special Effects: “RRR” Film, V Srinivas Mohan
V Srinivas Mohan’s exceptional work in the special effects department of “RRR” was celebrated with the Best Special Effects award, underlining the film’s visual grandeur.Q
Special Jury Award: “Sher Shah,” Vishnu Vardhan
The poignant narrative of “Sher Shah” received a Special Jury Award, showcasing Vishnu Vardhan’s impactful direction.
While “RRR” and “Sardar Udham” were undoubtedly the stars of the evening, securing awards in multiple categories, every winner illuminated the film industry with their exceptional contributions. The 69th National Film Awards have not only recognized their achievements but have also celebrated the power of storytelling and the magic of cinema.