NEW DELHI: Jan.23: Bengali film ’Antaheen’ by director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury was chosen as the Best Film while Tamil filmmaker Bala won the honour of Best Director for his film ’Naan Kadavul’ at the 56th National Film Awards announced here on Saturday.
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra bagged the Best Actress award for her role of a aspiring model in Madhur Bhandarkar’s ’Fashion’ which also bagged the Best Supporting Actress Award for Kangana Ranaut who played the role of a troubled model.
’Antaheen’, starring Sharmila Tagore, Rahul Bose, Aparna Sen and Radhika Apte, is a relationship drama.
The award for Best Actor went to Upendra Limaye for Marathi film ’Jogwa’, which also fetched the trophy for the Best film on social issues.
Hindi film ’Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’ by Dibakar Banerjee was adjudged as the Best Popular Film.
Actor Arjun Rampal won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role of a failed rocker in ’Rock On’.
Shreya Ghoshal won the Best Female Playback award for ’Antaheen’ and ’Jogwa’, which also brought the Best Male Playback Singer award to Hariharan.
Kannada film ’Gubbachigalu’ was adjudged the Best Children’s film. The award for Best Special Effects went to ’Mumbai Meri Jaan’.
Malayalam film ’Bioscope’ won the Best Jury Award while the trophy for Best Child Actor (rpt) Best Child Actor went to Shams Patel for Hindi film ’Thanks Maa’.