67th National Film Awards: ‘Asuran’ wins Best Tamil Film, Dhanush shares Best Actor award with Manoj Bajpayee

Asuran’ wins Best Tamil Film, Dhanush shares Best Actor award with Manoj Bajpayee

After being delayed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 67th National Film Awards were announced on Monday.

Those who made or contributed to films in 2019 will be considered for this year’s awards ceremony, taking place at the National Media Centre in Delhi. 

In the Best Feature Film category, Malayalam movie ‘Biriyaani’ gets a special mention. Vetrimaaran’s ‘Asuran’ starring Dhanush wins Best Tamil Feature Film. And Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Chhichhore’ wins Best Feature Film in Hindi.

Check out the Best Feature Films in the other languages: 

Special Mention: Biryani (Malayalam), Jonaki Porua (Assamese), Lata Bhagwan Kare (Marathi), Picasso (Marathi)

  • Best Tulu Film: Pingara
  • Best Telugu Film: Jersey
  • Best Tamil Film: Asuran
  • Best Malayalam Film: Kalla Nottam
  • Best Kannada Film: Akshi
  • Best Hindi Film: Chhichhore
  • Best Bengali Film: Gumnaami
  • Best Tulu Film: Pingara
  • Best Paniya Film: Kenjira
  • Best Mishing Film: Anu Ruwad
  • Best Khasi Film: Lewduh
  • Best Haryanvi Film: Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti
  • Best Chattisgarhi Film: Bhulan The Maze
  • Best Punjabi Film: Rab Da Radio 2
  • Best Odiya Film: Sala Budhar Badla and Kalira Atita
  • Best Manipuri Film: Eigi Kona
  • Best Marathi Film: Bardo
  • Best Konkani Film: Kaajro
  • Best Bengali Film: Gumnaami
  • Best Assamese Film: Ronuwa- Who Never Surrender

The Best Screenplay for original screenplay went to Jyeshthoputri. Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Jallikettu’ won Best Cinematography.

Pallavi Joshi won the Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Tashkent Files’ while Vijay Sethupathi won Best Supporting Actor for ‘Super Deluxe’.

Kangana Ranaut who has been making headlines since the pandemic began won Best Actor for Manikarnika and Panga.

Meanwhile, the Best Actor award is shared by Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle and Dhanush for Asuran.

Best Direction goes to Bahattar Hoorain.

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