National Film Awards function will be held tomorrow at Vigyan
Bhawan. The awards will be given away by the Hon’ble President of India. Minister of Information &
Broadcasting, Smt. Ambika
Soni will also be present on the occasion.
highlights of the 58th National Film Awards are as follows:
child artists have won the National Award this time for
1. Harsh Mayar
for the film “I am Kalam” – resides in Dakshinpuri, Delhi.
2. Shantanu Ranganekar
for the film “Champions”.
3. Machindra Gadekar
for the film “Champions” - Lives in Dharavi, Mumbai.
4. Vivek Chabukswar
for the film “Baboo Band Baaja”.
the category of the Best Actor & Actress, the
profile of the winners is as under:
1. K Dhanush
– First time National Award Winner for the film ‘Aadukalam’
(Tamil). The actor who is also Rajnikant’s son-in-law would be given a Rajat
Kamal and Rs.50,000/- cash.
2. Salim Kumar
– for the film ‘Adaminte Makan
Abu’ (Malayalam) in which he has played a protagonist in serious role for the
first time. He has been awarded the
a Rajat Kamal and
3. Mitalee Jagtap Varadkar - for the
film ‘Baboo Band Baaja’
(Marathi). She has been awarded a Rajat
Kamal and Rs.50000/- (sharing).
4. Saranya Ponvannan - for the film ‘Thenmerkku
Paruvakkatru’ (Tamil). She
has been awarded a Rajat Kamal
and Rs.50000/- (sharing).
the Category of Best Feature Film, ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ (Malayalam) film Produced
by Shri Salim Ahamad and Ashraf Bedi, have been given the Swarn Kamal and Rs.2,50,000/- each.
Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director has been given to ‘Baboo Band Baaja’ (Marathi), Directed
by Rajesh Pinjani, Produced by Neeta
Jadhav, who have been given Swarn
Kamal and Rs.1,25,000/- each.
award for Best Popular Film providing Wholesome Entertainment has been given to
‘Dabangg’ (Hindi), produced
by Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Dhilin Mehta,
Directed by Abhinav Singh Kashyap.
Nargis Dutt Award for Best
Feature Film on National Integration has been given to ‘Moner’.
The Film is an Indo-Bangladesh collaboration
venture. One of the Producers Mr. Habibur Rehman,
is from Bangladesh.
Award for the Best Hindi Film has been given to ‘Do Dooni
Chaar’ Produced by Arindam Chaudhuri and Directd by Habib Faisal.
film ‘Aadukalam’ has won 6 Awards in various categories:
to Vetri Maaran
Best Actor to K.Dhanush
Screenplay (Original) to Vetri Maaran
to T.E Kishore
Choreography to V.Dinesh Kumar
Mention to V.I.S Jayapalan,
who is a Sri Lankan actor
film ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’
has won 4 Awards:
Best Feature Film
Best Actor to Salim Kumar
Best Cinematography to Madhu Ambat
Best Music direction to Issac Thomas Kottukapally
award for the Best Book on Cinema has been given to Vijaya Mulay at the age of 90
film ‘Ishqiya’ has won 4 Awards:
– Location Sound Recordist to Kaamod Kharade
– Re-recordist of the final mixed track to Debajit Changmai
Best Music Direction – Music
Director to Vishal Bhardwaj
Best Female Playback Singer – to Rekha Bhardwaj.
Dadasaheb Phalke Award for
the year 2010 will be conferred to Shri K. Balachander,
the veteran film maker. The award is
conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth
and development of Indian Cinema. The
award consists of a Swarn Kamal,
a cash prize of Rs.10 lakhs and a shawl. The award is
given on the recommendations of a committee of eminent persons.