The 56th National Film Awards have been announced. But you would be surprised to know that the National Film Awards which are announced are not of 2009 but are for the year 2008.
Here is the list of winners of the 56th National Film Awards:
The Best Feature Film award went to Antaheen, a Bengali film which also received the awards for best cinematography, best lyrics and best female playback singer.
The best actor award was bagged by Upendra Limaye for the Marathi movie Jogva.
Hariharan was adjudged the Best Male Playback Singer
Shreya Ghoshal received the award for the Best Female Playback Singer
Priyanka Chopra won the Best Actress Award for her role in Hindi film
Fashion The best supporting actress award went to Kangana Ranaut for the movie Fashion.
Arjun Rampal won the Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Rock On’.
Sh. Bala won the award for Best Direction for the Tamil film Naan Kadauul.
Hindi film Nandita’s Firaaq, was selected for Best Editing and Best Art Direction categories.
‘Little Zizou’ (English, Gujarati) was adjudged the Best Film on Family values.
Kannada film Gubbachigalu received the Best Children’s Film Award.
Master Shams Patel won the Best Child Artist for his role in Hindi film ‘Thanks Maa’.
The Special Jury Award went to Malayalam film ‘Bioscope’ produced by National Film Development Corporation.
Neeta Lulla won for Best Costume Designer for Hindi film Jodha Akbar, which also wont the best choreography award.
Eight Films were selected for the ‘Best Feature Film in each of the language specified in the Schedule VIII of the constitution’ category –
Best Assamese Film – Mon Jai;
Best Bengali Film – Shob Charitro Kalponik;
Best Hindi Film – Rock On;
Best Kannada Film- Vimukthi;
Best Malayalam Film Thirakkada;
Best Marathi Film Harishcnadrachi Factory
Best Tamil Film Veranam Airam;
Best Telugu Film – 1940 Lo okagramam.