National Film Awards announced, Ayushmann and Vicky Kaushal share Best Actor award 

National Film Awards announced, Andhadhun gets best film award. The film stars Tabu, Radhika Apte and Ayushman Khurana in the lead roles

Vicky Kaushal and Ayushman Khurana
Vicky Kaushal and Ayushman Khurana

NH Web Desk

National Film Award was announced on Friday. Andhadhun bagged the best hindi film award. The film stars Tabu, Radhika Apte and Ayushman Khurana in the lead roles. The film is directed by Sriram Raghavan

Ayushmann Khuranna ("Andhadhun") and Vicky Kaushal ("Uri: The Surgical Strike") share National Award for best actor.

Uttarakhand recognised as the most film friendly state. Best Urdu film' award went to ‘Hamid’ directed by Aijaz Khan. Best Non-Feature film award is shared by Son-Rise and The Secret Life of Frogs.

The director or ‘Uri’ Aditya Dhar gets the award for the best Director

Best Supporting Actress Award goes to Surekha Sikri for for the movie 'Badhaai Ho'.

Baaram by Priya Krishnasamy receives the ‘Best Tamil Film’ award. Best Choreography Award goes to the movie Padmaavat for the song Ghoomar.

Award for Best Playback Singer(Male) goes to Arijit Singh.

The List of the Awardees:

Best non feature film: Son Rise by Vibha Bakshi and The Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi

Best Director: Uri - Adhitya Dhar

Best Feature Film: Hellaro a Gujarati film directed by Abhishek Shah

Best Actor: Ayushmann Khuranna for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri

Best Actress: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati

Best Supporting Actor - Swanand Kirkire for Cumbhak

Best supporting actress - Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho

Best Action Direction: KGF Chapter I

Best Choreography:  Padmaavat for Ghumar

Best Cinematography - Olu (Malayalam) to MJ Radhakrishnan

Best Popular Film: Badhaai Ho

Best film on Environment issues - Paani

Best Debut Film of a Director: Naan

Best film on Social Issues: Padman

Best Child artist:  P V Rohith (Kannada), Sameep Singh (Punjabi), Talha Arshad Reshi (Urdu) and Shrinivas Pokale (Marathi)

Best Children's Film: Sarkari Area Prathamika Shaale Kasaragod

Best Special Effects: KGF

Special Jury Award: Award shared by Sruthi Hariharan, Joju George for Joseph, Savithri for Sudani From Nigeria, Chandrachood Rai

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Paani


Best Original Screenplay:   Chi La Sow

Best Adapted Screenplay:  Andhadhun

Best Dialogues: Tariqh

Best Regional films

Rajasthani - Turtle

Panchenga - In the Land of Poisonous Women

Marati - Bhonga

Hindi - Andhadhun

Urdu - Hamid

Telugu - Mahanati

Assamese - Bulbul Can Sing

Punjabi - Arjedha


Best Lyrics: Nathichirami (Kannada)

Best Music Direction (Songs): Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat

Best Music Direction (Background score): Uri

Best Sound Design: Uri

Best Female playback Singer: Bindu for Mayavi Manave (Kannada)

Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh for Bhinte Dhil


Best Make Up artist- Awe

Best Production Design: Kammara Sambhavam (Malayalam)

Best Costume: Mahanati

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Published: 09 Aug 2019, 3:26 PM