The 67th National Film Awards have been announced in New Delhi to honour the best films of 2019, in the Indian cinema. It was originally going to be announced in May 2020, but due to coronavirus pandemic, it is being held now.
About 67th National Film Awards
- The 67th National Film Awards are being announced by the veteran filmmaker N Chandra, who headed the non-feature films jury as the chairperson.
- The awards include both Feature and Non-feature films.
- This 461 films were in the Feature Film category and 220 films competed in the Non-Feature Film category.
About National Film Awards
- It is the highest award given for films in India and is organized every year
- Established: 1954.
- Aim: These awards are given for the best films in each region and language of the country which were produced in the previous year across the country.
- Given by: Directorate of Film Festivals, an organization that comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, since 1973
- Juries: Winners in different categories of these awards are selected by a national panel of Juries appointed by Union Government.
- Presented by: of India in the official ceremony.
67th National Film Awards: List of Winners
- Most film-friendly state: Sikkim.
- Best Book on Cinema: A Gandhian Affair: India's Curious Portrayal of Love in Cinema by Sanjay Suri.
- Special mention: Cinema Paharana Manus written by Ashok Rane and Kannada Cinema: Jagathika Cinema Vikasa-Prerane Prabhava written by PR Ramadasa Naidu
- Best Film Critic: Sohini Chattopadhyay
- Best Action Direction Award
- Best Stunt: Avane Srimannarayana (Kannada)
- Best Choreography: Maharshi (Telugu)
- Best Special Effects: Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham (Malayalam)
- Special Jury Award: Oththa Seruppu Size-7 (Tamil)
- Best Music Direction
- Songs: Viswasam (Tamil)
- Music Direction: Jyeshthoputro
- Best Lyrics: Kolaambi (Malayalam)
- Make-Up Artist: Helen
- Best Production Design: Anandi Gopal
- Best Editing: Jersey (Telugu)
- Best Audiography: lewduh (Khasi)
- Best Screenplay
- Original Screenplay: Jyeshthoputri
- Adapted Screenplay: Gumnaami
- Dialogue Writer: The Tashkent Files (Hindi)
- Best Cinematography: Jallikkettu (Malayalam)
- Best Female Playback Singer: Bardo (Marathi)
- Best Male PLayback Singer: Kesri, Teri Mitti (Hindi)
- Best Supporting Actress: The Tashkent Files, Pallavi Joshi
- Best Supporting Actor: Super Deluxe, Vijaya Sethupathi
- Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut (Manikarnika, Panga)
- Best Actor: Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle and Dhanush for Asuran
- Best Direction: Bahattar Hoorain
- Best Children Film: Kastoori (Hindi)
- Best Film on Environment Conservation: Water Burial
- Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of Director: Helen (Malayalam)
- Best Feature Film: Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham (Malayalam)
Non-Feature Film Category
Wild Karnataka, Sir David Attenborough
Shut Up Sona, Arjun Gourisaria
Radha (Musical), Allwin Rego and Sanjay Maurya
Best On-Location Sound Recordist
Rahas (Hindi), Saptarshi Sarkar
Sonsi, Savita Singh
Knock Knock Knock (English/Bengali), Sudhanshu Saria
Best Film on Family Values
Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole (Malayalam)
Best Short Fiction Film
Special Jury Award
Small Scale Societies (English)
Best Animation Film
Best Investigative Film
Best Exploration Film
Wild Karnataka (English)
Best Education Film
Apples and Oranges (English)
Best Film on Social Issues
Holy Rights (Hindi) and Ladli (Hindi)
Best Environment Film
The Stork Saviours (Hindi)
Best Promotional Film
The Shower (Hindi)
Best Art and Culture Film
Best Biographical Film
Elephants Do Remember (English)
Best Ethnographic Film
Charan-Atva The Essence of Being a Nomad (Gujarati)
Best Debut Non-Feature Film of a Director
Best Non-Feature Film
An Engineered Dream (Hindi)
- Special Mention: Biryani (Malayalam), Jonaki Porua (Assamese), Lata Bhagwan Kare (Marathi), Picasso (Marathi)
Best Tulu Film
Best Paniya Film
Best Mishing Film
Best Khasi Film
Best Haryanvi Film
Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti
Best Chattisgarhi Film
Bhulan The Maze
Best Telugu Film
Best Tamil Film
Best Punjabi Film
Rab Da Radio 2
Best Odiya Film
Sala Budhar Badla and Kalira Atita
Best Manipuri Film
Best Malayalam Film
Best Marathi Film
Best Konkani Film
Best Kannada Film
Best Hindi Film
Best Bengali Film
Best Assamese Film
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