[4] At the 59th National Film Awards, two feature films shared the award; Marathi film Deool (Temple) and Beary film Byari. [1] Three awards of "President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film", "Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film" and "Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film" were instituted. [1] A cash prize of ₹ 20,000 was introduced at the 5th National Film Awards (1957) and was revised to ₹ 40,000 at the 18th National Film Awards (1970),[18] to ₹ 50,000 at the 28th National Film Awards (1980),[19] to ₹ 2,50,000 at the 54th National Film Awards (2006). [15] Five films awarded with the Best Feature film award were also the Indian submission for the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film; Apur Sansar (1959), Shwaas (2004), Adaminte Makan Abu (2011), Court (2015) and Village Rockstars (2018). [21], In 1973 and 1974, the lead actor and actress of the film were also awarded. [1] As of 2016[update], sixty-four feature films have been awarded which are made in twelve different languages: Bengali (twenty-two), Hindi (fourteen), Malayalam (eleven), Kannada (six), Marathi (five), Assamese, English, Gujarati, Sanskrit, and Tamil (two each), Beary and Telugu (one each). The National Film Awards, established in 1954, are the most prominent film awards in India that merit the best of the Indian cinema.The ceremony also presents awards for films in various regional languages.. As of 2016[update], the award was presented to the films of ten debutant directors; Satyajit Ray (Pather Panchali, 1955),[6] Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Swayamvaram, 1972),[7] M. T. Vasudevan Nair (Nirmalyam, 1973),[8] Girish Kasaravalli (Ghatashraddha, 1977),[9] Shaji N. Karun (Piravi, 1988),[10] Sandeep Sawant (Shwaas, 2003),[11] Salim Ahamed (Adaminte Makan Abu, 2010),[12] Suveeran (Byari, 2011),[13] Anand Gandhi (Ship of Theseus, 2013),[14] Chaitanya Tamhane (Court, 2015). Utpal Dutt and Gita Sen were awarded with a medallion for Bengali Film Chorus at 22nd National Film Awards (1974).[24]. R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama,... 2. 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Following are the award winners over the years: President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film, Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film, Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film, Certificate of Merit for the Best Feature Film, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. The ceremony also presents awards for films in various regional languages. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. [20] From 1967 till 1973,[2][23] a plaque was also awarded to the director and cash prize was revised to ₹ 10,000 in 1970. [18] At the 22nd National Film Awards (1974),[24] the award for the director was changed to Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus) and a cash prize of ₹ 15,000 which was later revised to ₹ 20,000 at the 25th National Film Awards (1977). Awards for films in seven regional language (Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu) started from 2nd National Film Awards which were presented on 21 December 1955. Best Indian Feature Film - National Award by AmarendraRN | created - 20 Nov 2016 | updated - 21 Nov 2016 | Public National Award winning Indian Feature Films Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus Award) and cash prize. • Sunil Sukthankar In appreciation of the perfect blending of an environmental behaviour and a personal one in a poignantly beautiful cinematic way. • Sumitra Bhave. Movies. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with the Golden Lotus (Swarna Kamal). 1. The National Award for Best Feature Film is one of the categories in the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India. [25] Since 28th National Film Awards (1980),[19] the director is awarded with the Swarna Kamal and a cash prize of ₹ 25,000 which was later revised to ₹ 50,000 at the 28th National Film Awards (1980),[19] to ₹ 2,50,000 at the 54th National Film Awards (2006). [1] The awards were instituted as "State Awards for Films" but were renamed to "National Film Awards" at the 15th National Film Awards in 1967. The National Film Award for Best Actor, officially known as the Rajat Kamal Award for the … Films in the following languages have won the Best Feature Film award: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, "Call for entries; 64th National Film Awards for 2016", "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced", "Back on the little road: Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali returns in all its glory", "Ghatashraddha, one of the 20 best movies", "Shaji N. Karun profile @ International Film Festival Rotterdam", "Kodak Moment: Is Oscar glory for Abu a gossamer dream? The most recent recipient is the 2018 crime-thriller Andhadhun. • Mohan Agashe. It was announced that over 400 films were submitted in the feature film category and 256 films were submitted in the non-feature category. The National Film Awards, established in 1954, are the most prominent film awards in India that merit the best of the Indian cinema. 66th National Film Awards 2019: The 66th national film awards were announced on August 9, 2019 after a delay of 3 months. The award winning film is included at the annual International Film Festival of India. Several films won multiple awards, among them a handful of Hindi films. The 66th National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi on August 9 by jury heads Rahul Rawail, AS Kanal and Utpal Bhorpujari. Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. 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