National Film Awards 2023: Know Who Got The Top Honour And Checkout The Complete Winners List

The winners of the prestigious 69th National Film Awards were announced recently at a ceremony in New Delhi. Superstars like Allu Arjun, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon took home the Best Actor awards this year.

National Film Awards 2023

National Film Awards 2023 took place at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, where President Droupadi Murmu presented the prestigious awards to all the winners. Allu Arjun was honored with Best Actor for his powerful performance as Pushpa Raj in the Telugu blockbuster ‘Pushpa: The Rise’. Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon shared the Best Actress prize for their brilliant acts in ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ and ‘Mimi’ respectively. R. Madhavan’s directorial debut ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, a biopic on renowned Indian scientist Nambi Narayanan took home the best feature film trophy. Whereas the Marathi film ‘Godavari’ earned its director Nikhil Mahajan the prize for Best Director.

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali also made his mark by winning the Best Editing award for ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’. Other key winners included Pankaj Tripathi for ‘Mimi’ (Best Supporting Actor), Pallavi Joshi for ‘The Kashmir Files’ (Best Supporting Actress) and more. The National Film Awards recognize the best talents across the Indian film industry. The 2023 edition saw stars like Allu Arjun and Alia Bhatt get their due credit alongside veterans and indie cinema. It highlighted the diverse pool of excellence in Indian cinema.

National Film Awards 2023 winners list below.

Best Actor – Allu Arjun (Pushpa: The Rise)

Best Actress – Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiawadi and Kriti Sanon for Mimi

Best Feature Film – Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

Best Director – Nikhil Mahajan for Marathi film Godavari

Best Supporting Actor – Male – Pankaj Tripathi for Mimi

Best Supporting Actor – Female – Pallavi Joshi for The Kashmir Files

Best Screenplay (Adapted) – Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Music Director (Songs): Devi Sri Prasad, Pushpa

Best Music Direction (Background Music): MM Keeravaani, RRR

Best Playback Singer – Male – Kaala Bhairava for RRR

Best Playback Singer – Female – Shreya Ghoshal

Best Dialogue Writer – Utkarshini Vashishtha and Prakash Kapadia for Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Cinematography – Avik Mukhopadhayay for Sardar Udham

Best Film Wholesome Entertainment – RRR

Best Editing – Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Gangubai Kathiawadi

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: The Kashmir Files

Best Choreographer – Prem Rakshith for RRR

Best Make-up: Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Stunt Choreography: RRR

Special Jury Award: Shershaah, Vishnuvardhan

Best Audiographer (Re-recordist of the final mixed track): Sinoy Joseph, Sardar Udham

Best Costume Designer: Veera Kapur for Sardar Udham

Best Special Effects: Srinivas Mohan for RRR

Best Production Design: Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta, Sardar Udham

Best Hindi Film: Sardar Udham

Best Kannada Film: 777 Charlie

Best Malayalam Film: Home

Best Gujurati Film: Chhello Show

Best Tamil Film: Kadaisi Vivasayi

Best Telugu Film: Uppena

Best Marathi Film: Ekda Kaay Zala

Best Bengali Film: Kalkokkho

Best Assamese Film: Anur

Best Meiteilon Film – Eikhoigi Yum

Best Odiya Film – Pratikshya

Best Non-Feature Film – Ek Tha Gaon (Garhwali & Hindi)

Arpita Mackelvy
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