The 63rd National Film Awards was announced in New Delhi today and saw Bollywood sweep away most of the awards. Barring Baahubali (Telugu-Tamil) and Visaranai (Tamil), no regional films made quite an impact on the big stage.
Here’s a round-up of all the big winners on a spectacular day.
1. Best Film – Baahubali (Telugu-Tamil)
The Telugu-Tamil bilingual ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ won the best film award. The announcement was made by Ramesh Sippy who heads the 11-member jury panel who decide the awards.
The Bachchan Sr. won the Best Actor award for his stellar performance as a hypochondriac father in ‘Piku’. This is the fourth National Award for Amitabh Bachchan. He previously won it for Agneepath, Black and Paa. Make sure you check out this new Hindi movie!
3. Best Actress – Kangana Ranaut (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)