Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Chhichhore wins National Award

ANI/New Delhi
Filed on March 22, 2021

Manoj Bajpayee, Dhanush pick up Best Actor awards as Kangana Ranaut bags Best Actress trophy.

While fans continue to feel the void left by late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, one of the country’s most eminent awards in the entertainment industry, National Film Award announced on Monday to honour the star’s much-acclaimed movie Chhichhore with the Best Hindi Movie of 2019.

The 67th edition of the National Film Awards announced the honours to the entertainment industry’s best talent for the year 2019 after getting delayed due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Chhichhore also stars Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Tushar Pandey, among others.

The talented actor, who died under mysterious circumstances in his apartment in 2020, was last seen in Dil Bechara opposite Sanjana Sanghi.

The main winners:

>> Best Feature Film: Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam)

>> Best Actor: Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle (Hindi), and Dhanush for Asuran (Tamil)

>> Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Panga (Hindi) and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (Hindi)

>> Best Supporting Actress: Pallavi Joshi for The Tashkent Files (Hindi)

>> Best Supporting Actor: Vijay Sethupathi for Super Deluxe (Tamil)

>> Best Direction: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan for Bahattar Hoorain (Hindi)

>> Best Choreography: Maharishi (Telugu)

>> Best Lyrics: Prabha Varma for Kolaambi (Malayalam)

>> Best Music Direction: D. Imman for Viswasam (Tamil)

>> Best Background Music: Prabuddha Banerjee for Jyeshthoputro (Bengali)

>> Best Screenplay (Original): Jyeshthoputro (Bengali)

>> Best Screenplay (Adapted): Gumnaami (Bengali)

>> Best Cinematography: Jallikattu (Malayalam)

Best Editing: Jersey (Telugu)

>> Best Female Playback Singer: Savani Ravindra for Bardo (Marathi)

>> Best Male Playback Singer: B Praak for Kesari (Hindi)

Best Films in Each Language:

>> Best Hindi Film: Chhichhore

>> Best Telugu Film: Jersey

>> Best Malayalam Film: Kalla Nottam

>> Best Tamil Film: Asuran

>> Best Paniya Film: Kenjira

>> Best Mishing Film: Anu Ruwad

>> Best Khasi Film: Iewduh

>> Best Chattisgarhi Film: Bhulan the Maze

>> Best Haryanvi Film: Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti

>> Best Tulu Film: Pingara

>> Best Punjabi Film: Rab Da Radio 2

>> Best Odia Film: Kalira Atita and Sala Budhar Badla (shared)

>> Best Manipuri Film: Eigi Kona

>> Best Marathi Film: Bardo

>> Best Konkani Film: Kaajro

>> Best Kannada Film: Akshi

>> Best Bengali Film: Gumnaami

>> Best Assamese Film: Ronuwa - Who Never Surrender

Non-Feature Film Awards

>> Best Voice-over/ Narrration: Sir David Attenborough for Wild Karnataka.

>> Best Music Direction: Bishakhjyoti for Kranti Darshi Guruji - Ahead of Times (Hindi)

>> Best Direction: Sudhanshu Saria for Knock Knock Knock (English/ Bengali)

>> Best Film on Family Values: Oru Paathira Swapnam Pole (Malayalam)

>> Best Short Fiction Film: Custody (Hindi/ English)


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