National Film Awards

'Dissent essential for democracy': Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at 66th National Film Awards

Naidu who gave away the awards to the winners said the ‘family system’ was core to the concept of India and films were important in promoting the ‘right values’ to the audience. 

published on : 23rd December 2019

Annoyed over President felicitating only 11 winners, 68 awardees skip National Film Award ceremony 

More than 68 winners of the National Film Awards decided to skip the ceremony after it was announced that President Kovind would be felicitating only 11 winners out of the total 137 recipients.

published on : 3rd May 2018

National Film Awards: 'Disheartened' recipients skip ceremony as Smriti Irani distribute most awards

National Film Awards recipients said they were "disheartened" to know that president will present only 11 awards. Rest will receive it from Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani.

published on : 3rd May 2018

Cinema, the big winner of this year's National Awards

Perhaps for the first time since the 80s, the National awards reflect audience's verdict.

published on : 15th April 2018

Bengali film 'Nagar Kirtan' bags four honours at 65th National Film Awards

Bengali film 'Nagar Kirtan' won big today at the 65th National Film Awards, with four honours to its credit - Special Jury, Best Actor, Best Costume and Best Makeup Artist.

published on : 13th April 2018

Director of National Award-winning film 'Aalorukkam' wants theatres to continue screening it

The journalist-turned-filmmaker hoped that with the Award for the Best Film on Social Issues at the 65th National Film Awards 2018, 'Aalorukkam' would be screened in theatres for some more time.

published on : 13th April 2018