Not just Bollywood, regional cinema wins big at national awards this year

Not just Bollywood, regional cinema wins big at national awards this year

For any actor, this is the biggest honour and I'm glad I got it for a film like Irada, which was the first film I had signed after my mother passed away.

Jayaraj was named best director and the best adapted screenplay writer for his Malayalam film "Bhayanakam", which also won the best cinematography award, announced jury chairperson Shekhar Kapur. Headed by director Shekhar Kapur, the jury members include screenwriter Imtiaz Hussain, Kannada director P Sheshadri, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, South Indian actress Gautami Tadimalla, Tripurari Sharma, Ranjit Das, Rumi Jaffrey, lyricist Mehboob and Rajesh Mapuskar. Our team has applied for four categories like best actor, best film, best lyrics and best dialogue.

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, a comedy thriller, starring Fahadh Faasil, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Nimisha Sajayan, and Alencier Ley Lopez is largely set in a small police station where our characters tangle and tango with each other, caught in a perplexing and absurd situation.

Rima Das' globally feted "Village Rockstars" won best feature, and awards for editing and location sound.

He is famous for his realistic acting and choice of interesting roles, has been a recipient of the prestigious Kerala State film awards several times. Hindi films can not compete with them, not in the state they are.

The Best Music Direction award went to A R Rahman.

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Blockbuster "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" won most popular film and awards for special effects and action choreography.

Singer Yesudas won the award for Best Playback Singer Male for Poyi. Santhosh Raman won the best production designer award for Take Off.

"We are overjoyed to know that the jury has conferred the "Best Actress" award to Sridevi for her performance in "Mom".

The much-awaited National Film Awards have been declared.

Hello Arsi. It was also recognised as the best Odiya film. It was a submarine war film, and didn't have songs or a love story, which are prominent elements in Telugu films.

Amit Masurkar: Hope this award creates a bigger space for political films I hope this award and Newton's commercial success creates a bigger space for political cinema. Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director was given to the Jasari language movie "Sinjar" directed by Pampally.

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