The countrys oldest national film awards were established in the year 1954. Browse through the article for more info about 55th national film awards.


  Mail This Page Add to Favorites 

National Film Awards 2009

The prestigious National Film Awards were first presented in the year 1954. Since 1973, the award ceremonies were initiated by the Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festival. The awards were introduced to honor and encourage the production of films which promoted national integration and unity. The 55th National Film Awards were held at Vigyan Bhavan (New Delhi) on 7th September 2009. The Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni announced the awards for the year. The esteemed awards were presented by the President Pratibha Patil to the winners at the ceremony. Several awards were presented to films in Bengali, Tamil and other languages from India.

 The Winners For 55th National Film Award Are:

Golden Film Awards

Category
Film
Language
Best Film Award
Kanchivaram
Tamil
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Chak de India
Hindi
 

Silver Film Awards

Category
Film
Language
Best Film on Family Welfare
Taare Zameen Par
Hindi
Best Film on Social Issues
Antardwandwa
Hindi
Best Children’s Film
Foto
Hindi
Best Animation Film
Inimey Naangathan
Tamil
Best Director
Naalu Penugal
Malayalam
Best Actor
Kanchivaram
Tamil
Best Actress
Gulabhi Talkies
Kannada
Best Supporting Actor
Gandhi My Father
Hindi
Best Supporting Actress
The Last Lear
English
Best Child Artist
Tingya
Marathi
Best Male Playback Singer
Taare Zameen Par
Hindi
Best Female Playback Singer
Jab We Met
Hindi
Best Cinematography
Frozen
English
Best Screenplay
Gandhi My Father
Hindi
Best Audiography
1971
Hindi
Best Editing
Naalu Penugal
Malayalam
Best Art Direction
Om Shanti Om
Hindi
Best Costume Designer
Krishnakanter Will
Bengali
Best Make-up Artist
Paradesi
Malayalam
Best Music
Ore Kadal
Malayalam
Best Lyrics
Taare Jameen Par
Hindi
Best Special Effects
Shivaji
Tamil
Best Choroegraphy
Jab We Met
Hindi
Special Jury Award
Gandhi My Father
Hindi
Best Book on Cinema
From Raj To Swaraj: The Nonfiction film in India
English
Best Film Critic
V K Joseph
Malayalam
Nargis Dutt Award (For Best Film On National Integration)
Dharm
Hindi
Best Feature Film
Kanchivaram
Tamil
Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a director
Frozen
English
Best Popular Film for providing wholesome entertainment
Chak De India
Hindi
 

 Regional Best Films

Category
Film
Language
Best Bengali Film
Bollygunj Court
Bengali
Best Hindi Film
1971
Hindi
Best Kannada Film
Gulabhi Talkies
Kannada
Best Malayalam Film
Ore Kadal
Malayalam
Best Tamil Film
Periyar
Tamil
Best Marathi Film
Nirop
Marathi
Best Film in English
The Last Lear
English

  
Print Mail Recommend This Site