65th National Film Awards 2017

National Awards

65th National Film Awards 2017

The National Film Awards are most prominent film award ceremonies in India. It was established in 1954. The 65th National Film Awards ceremony is an event during which the Directorate of Film Festivals presented its annual National Film Awards by the President of India to honour the best films of 2017 in Indian cinema. The 65th National Film Awards for year 2017 were announced by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 13 April 2018. The awards ceremony was held on 3rd May 2018.

Sl. No. Name of the Award Name of the Film Awardees
1. Best Feature Film Village Rockstars (Assamese) Producer and Director: Rima Das
2. Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director Sinjar (Jasari) Producer: Shibu G Suseelan
Director: Pampally
3. Best Popular Film Baahubali – The Conclusion (Telugu) Producer: Prasad Devineni
Director: SS Rajamouli
4. Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration Dhappa (Marathi) Producer: Sumatilal Popatlal
Director: Nipun Dharmadhikari
5. Best Film on Social Issues Aalorukkam (Malayalam) Producer: Jolly Lonappan
Director: VC Abhilash
6. Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation Irada (Hindi) Director: Aparnaa Singh
Producer: Irada Entertainment
7. Best Children’s Film Mhorkya (Marathi) Producer: Kalyan Rajmogli Padal
Director: Amar Bharat Deokar
8. Best Hindi Film Newton Producer: Manish Mundra
Director: Amit V Masurkar
9. Best Direction Bhayanakam (Malayalam) Director: Jayaraj
10. Best Actor Nagarkirtan (Bengali) Riddhi Sen
11. Best Actress Mom (Hindi) Sridevi
12. Best Supporting Actor Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam) Fahad Fazil
13. Best Supporting Actress Irada (Hindi) Divya Dutta
14. Best Child Artist Village Rockstars (Assamese) Bhanita Das
15. Best Male Playback Singer Film : Viswasapoorvam Mansoor (Malayalam); Song: Poy Maranja Kalam KJ Yesudas
16. Best Female Playback Singer Film: Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil); Song: Vaan Shashaa Tirupati
17. Best Book on Cinema Matmagi Manipur – The first Manipuri feature film Author: Bobby Wahengbam
18. Most Film Friendly State Madhya Pradesh