The National Film Awards were incepted in 1954 to honor and encourage the movies which are directed across India featuring Indian art and culture. Each year the government appoints a national panel to select the winning entry. All the National Film Awards are held in New Delhi and the awards are presented to the winners by the President of India. The Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals administrated the award ceremonies from 1973. The award was introduced in the year 2001 and the first Best Feature Film in Konkani award was presented in 2005 to the film ‘Aleesha’; directed by Rajendra Talak. Till date no film is found suitable to be honored with the award.

The Winners For Silver Lotus Best Feature Film In Konkani Award Are:

Rajendra Talak