The 60th National Awards has been announced this afternoon. The details of the awards are as under:
Best Film: Paan Singh Tamar (Hindi)
Best Actor: Irrfan Khan for acting in Paan Singh Tamar
Best Actor: Vikram Gokhale for acting in the Marathi film Anumati
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Hindi film Vicky Donor produced by actor John Abraham
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Malayalam film Ustad Hotel
Best director: Shivaji Lotan Patil for the film Dhag (Marathi)
Best Playback Singer: Shankar Mahadevan for the song ‘Bolo Na’ from the film ‘Chittagong’
The awards for the regional films have also been announced.
Best Tamil Film: Vazhakku En 18/9
Best Make Up Man: Raja (Vazhakku En 18/9)
Vishwaroopam has bagged awards in best art direction category and best choreographer category.
The film Paradesi which was released last week also bagged one award. Poornima who is the costume designer for this film has bagged that award.