Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor win big in National Film Awards 2017!
Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor win big in National Film Awards 2017!

The winners of National Film Awards 2017 have been announced and like every year, there are a lot of surprises this year too.

National Film Awards 2017 proved to be very lucky for Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor. Akshay Kumar won his maiden National Award for his film Rustom while Sonam Kapoor’s last film Neerja won the award for Best Feature Film. Not just this, but Sonam Kapoor even got a special mention for her performance in the movie.

Apart from this, Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay won the award for Best VFX and the Dangal girl Zaira Wasim won the award for Best Support Actress. Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor expressed their happiness for winning the National Award and thanked everyone with this picture-

Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor win big in National Film Awards 2017!
Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor

Here is the complete list of winners-

Best Actor – Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
Best Actress – Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director – Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues – ‘Pink’
Best Supporting Actor – Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)
Best Supporting Actress – Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
Best Debut Film of a Director – Deep Chaudari (Alifa)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – ‘Sathamanam Bhavathi’
Best Stunt Choreography – Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
Best Children’s Film – ‘Dhanak’ (Hindi)
Best Child Artist – Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
Best Male Playback Singer – Sundara Iyer (Joker)
Best Female Playback Singer – Iman Chakraborty (Praktan)
Best Screenplay (original) – Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaaram)
Best Screenplay (adapted) – Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)
Best Editing – Rameshwar S. Bhagat (Ventilator)
Best Special Effect Award: ‘Shivaay’
Sound Designer – Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookkunna Neram)
Best Production Design – 24
Best Costume Designer – Sachin (Cycle)
Best Environmental film including agriculture – The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
Best Make-up Artist – MK Ramakrishna
Best Music Direction – Babu Padmanabha (Allama)

Special Mention
Kadvi Hawa (Hindi)
Mukthi Bhavan (Hindi)
Majirathi Keki (Assamese)
Neerja – Sonam Kapoor

Special Jury Award for Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage, and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Best Feature Films in Regional Languages
Madipur (Tulu)

Joker (Tamil)

Wrong Side Raju (Gujarati)

Pelli Choopulu (Telugu)

Dashakriya (Marathi)

Bisarjan (Bengali)

Neerja (Hindi)

Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)

K Sera Sera (Konkani)

Reservation (Kannada)

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  1. The announcement of the 64th National Award has led to the typical mixture of chatter: griping from the nonwinners, regards from the champions, and much dislike amongst huge swathes of audiences.


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