67th National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut wins Best Actress, Manoj Bajpayee & Dhanush win Best Actor, Vijay Sethupathi bags Best Supporting Actor
The 67th National Film Awards were announced today at the National Media Centre in New Delhi. The event is organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, which comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The awards are for films from the year 2019. It was supposed to be held in May 2020 but got delayed due to the Coronavirus induced lockdown. There were 461 films in the Feature Film category and 220 films in the Non-Feature Film category.
Kangana Ranaut bagged the National Award for Best Actress for Manikarnika and Panga while Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush shared the Best Actor Award for Bhonsle and Asuran. Asuran also got the Best Tamil Film award in the Feature Films category. Vijay Sethupathi was awarded the Best Supporting Actor honour for his film Super Deluxe while Pallavi Joshi got the award for Best Supporting Actress for The Tashkent Files.
You can watch the full announcement here.
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The 67th National Film Awards was announced by the filmmaker N Chandra, who headed the non-feature films jury as the chairperson.
Also, Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor starrer, Chhichhore has won the ‘Best Feature Hindi Film.’ The movie was released in September 2019 and got a positive response from critics and audiences.
In 2019, Vicky Kaushal’s Uri: The Surgical Strike won four awards at the 66th National Film Awards.