64th National Film Awards 2017: List of the winners

Submitted by tushar pramanick on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 18:16

The 64th National Film Awards was held on 3 May 2017. The Directorate of Film Festivals presents its annual National Film Awards to honour the best films of 2016 in the Indian cinema. The awards were announced on 7 April 2017.


List of winners:

  1. Best Hindi Film: Neerja
  2. Best Children Film: Dhanak (Hindi)
  3. Best Film on Social Issue - Pink
  4. Best Tamil Film: Joker
  5. Best Malayalam Film: Maheshinte Prathikaaram
  6. Best Kannada Film: Reservation
  7. Best Environmental film including agriculture - The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
  8. Best Educational Film - The Waterfall
  9. Best Female Playback Singer: Iman Chakraborty
  10. Best Male Playback Singer: Sunder Iyer
  11. Best Screenplay (original) - Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaram)
  12. Best Screenplay (adapted) - Sanjay Krishnaji patel (Dashakriya)
  13. Best Editing - Rameshwar Ventilator
  14. Sound designer - Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookunna Neram)
  15. Best production design - 24
  16. Best Costume Designer - Sachin (Marathi film)
  17. Best Make-up Artist - MK Ramakrishna
  18. Best Music Direction - Babu Padmanabha
  19. Best Non-Feature film - Fireflies in the Abyss
  20. Best Short Fiction - Aaba
  21. Best Book On Cinema - Lata Surgatha
  22. Best Biographical/Historical reconstruction: Zikr Uss Parivash Ka
  23. Most Film Friendly State: Uttar Pradesh
  24. Best Actor: Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
  25. Best Actress - Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
  26. Best Direction - Rajesh (Ventilator)
  27. Best Supporting Actress - Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
  28. Special Mention - Kadwi Hawa, Mukti Bhavan, Adil Hussain for Mukti Bhavan and Sonam Kapoor for Neerja
  29. Best Visual Effects: Shivaay
  30. Best Supporting Actress: Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
  31. Best Lyrics: Dharma Durai (Endha Pakkam)
  32. Best Child Artist: Kunju Devam, Ardish Praveen, and Shaj Pathak
  33. Best Action Director: Puli Murugan
  34. Jury Award: Mohanlal


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