Allama Kannada film has won two awards-best music director and best makeup. Bapu Padmanabha has been awarded best Music Director award, and NK Ramakrishnan has been felicitated for Best Makeup in the film Allama. The Tulu film Madipu has been awarded the best regional film. Kannada film Reservation also has been awarded best regional film. Manohar has bagged the best child artiste award for his performance in the movie Railway Children.

 

A total of 344 films were on the list.

 

The popular award has been won by Akshay Kumar for the first time as he was awarded the best actor for Rustom. Malayalam heroine Surabhi has won the best actress award for her performance in Minnaminungu. Zaira Wasim of Dangal has won best-supporting actress award.

 

Here is the complete list of 64th National Film Awards

  • Best Popular Film - Sathamanam Bhavathi
  • Best stunt choreography - Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
  • Best Children’s Film - Dhanak (Hindi)
  • Best Film on social issue - Pink
  • Best Direction - Rajesh (Ventilator)
  • Best Actor - Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
  • Best Actress - Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
  • Best Supporting Actress - Zaira Wasim (Dangal)
  • Best Child Artist - Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
  • Best Male Playback Singer - Sundara Iyer (Joker)Best Female Playback Singer - Thume Jaake
  • Best Screenplay (original) - Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaram)
  • Best Screenplay (adapted) - Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)
  • Best Editing - Rameshwar Ventilator
  • Sound designer - Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookunna Neram)
  • Best production design - 24
  • Best Costume Designer - Sachin (Marathi film)
  • Best Environmental film including agriculture - The Tiger who crossed the line
  • Best Make-up Artist - MK Ramakrishna
  • Best Music Direction - Babu Padmanabha (Kannada Lama)
  • Special Mention - Kadvi Hawa Mukthi Bhava (Hindi)
  • Special Jury Award for Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Regional languages

  • Madipur (Tulu)
  • Joker (Tamil)
  • Wrongside Raju Gujarati
  • Pelli Chupulu (Telugu)
  • Dashakriya (Marathi)
  • Bisarjan’ (Bengali)
  • Maheshinte Prathikaram (Malayalam)
  • Ke Sera Sera (Konkani)
  • Reservation (Kannada)
  • Neerja (Hindi)