NATIONAL FILM AWARDS

  • Most of the dwarfs working in the film industry do not get due respect: Kaushik Ganguly on his film 'Chotoder Chobi' Yesterday

    There is something very unassuming about two time National Award winning director Kaushik Ganguly. Ganguly's latest film 'Chotoder Chobi' has just won award for being the best film with social message at the 62 National Film Awards and Ganguly very humbly says he did his part to narrate the story...
  • Suriya showers love on National Award winners 4 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Suriya, who was delighted with his fraternity bagging eight honours at the 62nd National Film Awards, congratulated and surprised the winners with bouquets. "Suriya sir sent each winner a bouquet of flowers. He personally met and congratulated them on their victory," a source close to the actor told...
  • Virat Kohli's 'love' Anushka Sharma turns bride for a commercial 5 days ago

    New Delhi: 'Band Baaja Baaraat' actress Anushka Sharma, who was spotted at the India-Australia cricket match in Sydney on Thursday, had decked up as a bride before she left -- this, for a wedding-themed advertisement for beverage brand 7UP! Anushka, who endorses the brand, shot for the ad under the direction...
  • Have been misquoted many times when it comes to Priyanka Chopra, it hasn't changed our equation: Kangana Ranaut 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Kangana Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra were pitted against each other at the 62nd National Film Awards but the 'Queen' star, who was declared the best actress, today said they have no professional rivalry. Kangana, 28, won her second national award for the Vikas Bahl-directed film. "It's been...
  • 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns': The first day of the shoot was freaky, says R Madhavan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The makers and the stars of the upcoming sequel of the 2011 film 'Tanu weds Manu' flew down to New Delhi to launch the motion poster of the much-awaited 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns'. The lead actor R Madhavan, who plays the shy and tamed Manu, while interacting with...
  • Shraddha Kapoor: Every actor wants to get a National Award for one of his films in a lifetime 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor, the lead actress of 'Haider', feels proud that the film has bagged five National Film Awards -- and even she hopes to get one some day. "It will be nice to get a National Award. Every actor wants to get a National Award for one of his or...
  • After 'Queen' I look up to myself: Kangana Ranaut 6 days ago

    In an interaction with CNN-IBN, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut talks about National Film awards, Queen and her career in the Hindi film industry. ...
  • Winning National Film Awards in five categories a big achievement: Vishal Bhardwaj 6 days ago

    Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' won five awards at the 62nd National Film Awards. The director said, "We couldn't believe we got five awards. It's a big achievement. I didn't get awards in the popular category. I don't respect those Bollywood awards and only respect the national award." ...
  • 'Chotushkone' is one of my well crafted films, quite proud of it: Srijit Mukherji on his National Award win 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Having bagged three prestigious awards for his film 'Chotushkone', director Srijit Mukherji said the film was difficult to make but he is quite proud of it. "I knew the film was sent to the jury but the news of winning the Best Director award came out of the...
  • I hate losing but can take a backseat for Kangana Ranaut: Priyanka Chopra on National-award snub 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra on Tuesday congratulated her 'Fashion' co-star Kangana Ranaut for winning the best actress honour at the 62nd National Film Awards but said she hated being on the losing side. The former Miss World, who is currently shooting in LA for her maiden American show, said was pitted...
  • Dhanush 'proud' of winning two National Awards for his production 'Kaaka Muttai' 1 week ago

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Dhanush is proud that his production venture 'Kaaka Muttai' has won best child artist and children movie award at the 62nd National Film Awards. The film's leading child artists -- J Vignesh and Ramesh -- bagged the honour for their poignant portrayal of inseparable siblings living in a...
  • Mamata Banerjee takes to Twitter to congratulate the 62nd National Film Award winners 1 week ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday congratulated the 62nd National Film Award winners from her state and other parts of India. "Congratulations to all the winners of 62nd #NationalFilmAwards. So many talented artistes across India and Bengal. Congratulations to all," Banerjee tweeted. The Best Direction award went to Bengali...
  • Muthukumar dedicates National Award to 'Saivam' team 1 week ago

    Chennai: Lyricist Na Muthukumar on Tuesday said he would like to dedicate the best lyricist National Award for the Tamil song 'Azhage' to the team of 'Saivam'. This was his second award in a row. Last year, he pocked an award for his work in Tamil drama "Thangameengal". "I'm very happy. The...
  • 'Mary Kom' Priyanka congratulates king of 'Queen' Vikas Bahl 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Joyous over the victory of her own film 'Mary Kom' at the 62nd National Film Awards, actress Priyanka Chopra has reached out to other winners like Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' and Vishal Bhardwaj of 'Haider' to congratulate them. "Yay! Kabhi Kisi ko itna Bhi mat Darao ki darr hi khatm...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional 1 week ago

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • Winning National Award biggest high: 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Sitting miles away in Kuala Lumpur, Omung Kumar sprang with surprise and excitement upon hearing that his debut directorial venture 'Mary Kom', a film on the life of boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom, had won a National Film Award on Tuesday. He says it's the "biggest high" for...
  • 'Court' gets feature film National Award, director 'hugely surprised' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane, whose film 'Court' was on Tuesday named the National Film Award winner in the best feature film category, was surprised at the news. "I didn't know National Award was getting announced today. It came as a big surprise for me and my entire team," Tamhane told IANS. "Our...
  • Kangana Ranaut: Could relate to Rani from 'Queen' as that's how I was when I came to Mumbai to realise my dreams 1 week ago

    New Delhi: It was not just another promotional event for just another Bollywood film. It was a celebration for the return of Tanu and Manu who married, after much ado, in the year 2011 in 'Tanu weds Manu' starring Kangana Ranaut and R. Madhavan. The stage decorated as if at...
  • Sukhwinder Singh wins National Award for 'Bismil', says song deserved it 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Singer Sukhwinder Singh was on Tuesday named for the National Film Award for best playback singing for the song 'Bismil' from 'Haider'. He's happy as he feels the track truly deserved the honour. "It's an amazing feeling. Vishal Bhardwaj is a fabulous person and a good musician. 'Bismil' deserves this...
  • 62nd National Film Awards: Complete list of winners 1 week ago

    We get you the complete list of winners Feature Films Best Hindi Film: Queen Best Assamese Film: Othello Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito Best Kannada Film: Harivu Best Konkani Film: Nachom - IA Kumpasar Best Malayalam Film: Ain Best Marathi Film: Killa Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984 Best Tamil Film:...
  • Bookmark, save, listen: The award winning soundtrack of Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' 1 week ago

    Vishal Bhardwaj's poignant film 'Haider' may have missed out awards in direction, acting and screenplay category at the just announced '62nd National Film Awards' but the film won major awards in music department. The film's composer (and director) Vishal Bhardwaj won Best Music and Sukhwinder Singh was awarded Best Playback...
  • 'Tamanna' would be a commercial success today, would have got the right audience: Pooja Bhatt September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Pooja Bhatt, who started her filmmaking career with films like 'Zakhm', says if she had made her National Award-winning film 'Tamanna' today, it would have proved to be a money-spinner as well. 'Tamanna' was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues in 1996. Pooja had...
  • Cinema a vehicle of influence, persuasion for youth: President May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Urging filmmakers to play a "catalytic" role in presenting and propagating values such as patriotism and respect for women, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said cinema was a strong medium to influence the youth and that creating "meaningful and socially relevant" was vital. Mukherjee, in his address at the 61st...
  • President honours winners at the 61st National Film Award function May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented the National Film Awards for 2013 at a ceremony in Delhi. 80 awards in both nonfeature and feature film category including the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award to lyricist Gulzar were handed out. The awards included the best film for Anand Gandhi's 'Ship...
  • Post National Film Awards win, team 'Jolly LLB' now excited about 'Guddu Rangeela' April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The fact that 'Jolly LLB' has won two National Film Awards has left its team - Fox Star Studios and director Subhash Kapoor upbeat about treating the audience to their next project 'Guddu Rangeela'. 'Jolly LLB' was Wednesday declared the best Hindi film, while actor Saurabh Shukla was named the...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • I'm overwhelmed and extremely happy: Hansal Mehta on winning National Award for 'Shahid' April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Hansal Mehta, who was named the best director for 'Shahid' in the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday, says it is an acknowledgment of the hard work and honesty that he has put in to make the biopic. Rajkummar Rao, who plays the title role in the film,...
  • National Film Awards: And the winners are April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Winners of the prestigious 61st National Film Awards and their names would be revealed by by the Directorate of Film Festivals today. As reports suggest several regional films like 'Adbhutha Cine Rangam', 'Amma Neeku Vandanam', 'Oo Malli, Parampara, Pranaya Veedhilo...Porade Prince', 'The Clue and Yugmali? are also in...