62nd National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut wins Best Actress for 'Queen'

Here's the complete list of winners

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who turned a year older yesterday, has another reason to celebrate. The actress has bagged the National award for Best Actress for her performance in Vikas Bahl’s ‘Queen’, which was announced on Tuesday, March 24.

This is the actress’ second National Award. She had also won Best supporting Actress for her breathtaking performance as a model struggling with drug addiction in Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Fashion’ in 2008. Vijay won best actor at the 62nd National Film Awards for Kannada movie 'Nanu Avanalla Avalu'.

'Queen' was also named Best Hindi film at the National Awards. Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’ won Best Choreography and Music Direction. Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Bhootnath Returns’ also received a special mention. The Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom' was named Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

'Killa' was named Best Marathi Film, 'Harivu' won Best Kannada Film, 'Nirbashito' won Best Bengali Film and 'Othello' bagged the award for Best Assamese Film.

The Awardees will receive their National Awards on May 3 by President Pranab Mukherjee in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Yesteryear actor Shashi Kapoor will also receive the Dada Saheb Phalke award for his contribution to Indian cinema on the same day.

Here's the video of the press conference where the winners were announced.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

Best Hindi Film: Queen

Best Assamese Film: Othello

Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito

Best Kannada Film: Harivu

Best Konkani Film: Nachom - IA Kumpasar

Best Malayalam Film: Ain

Best Marathi Film: Killa

Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar

Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984

Best Tamil Film: Kuttram Kadithal

Best Telugu Film: Chandamama Kathalu

Best Rabha Film: Orong

Best Haryanvi Film: Pagdi The Honour

Best Music Direction:

1) Songs - Haider (Hindi)

2) Background Score - Nineteen Eighty Three (Malayalam)

Best Choreography: Bismil for Haider

Special Mention Ain (Malayalam)

Nachom - IA Kumpasar (Konkani)

Killa (Marathi)

Bhootnath Returns (Hindi)

Best Educational Film: Komal & Behind the Glass Wall

Best Exploration/Adventure: Film Life Force - India's Western Ghats

Best Investigative Film: Phum Shang

Best Animation Film: Sound of Joy

Best Short Fiction Film: Mitraa

Best Film Critic: Tanul Thakur

Best Writing on Cinema : Silent Cinema: (1895-1930)- Pasupuleti Purnachandra Rao

Best Writing on Cinema : G. Dhananjayan for Pride of Tamil Cinema

(Special Mention)

Best Costume Designer: Dolly Ahluwalia for Haider

Best Female Playback Singer Saivam (Tamil) Uttara Unnikrishanan (Song:


Best Male Playback Singer Haider (Hindi) Sukhwinder Singh (Song: Bismil)

Best Actress Queen (Hindi) Kangana Ranaut

Best Supporting Actress: Baljinder Kaur for Pagdi The Honour (Haryanavi)

Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa for Jigarthanda (Tamil)

Best Actor: Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada) Vijay

Best Direction: Chotushkone (Bengali) Srijit Mukherji

Best Film On Environment Conservation/ Preservation: Ottaal (Malayalam)

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Mary Kom

Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director: Asha Jaoar Majhe (Bengali)

Best Feature Film: Court (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English)

( Source : deccan chronicle )
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