The 57th National Film Awards were announced today in New Delhi and Amitabh Bachchan won the Best Actor Award. Bollywood dominated the NFA's with 3 Idiots being the other big winner.
Mega star Amitabh Bachchan has bagged the Best Actor award for his incredible performance as a progeric kid in Paa. This is his third National Award. The Best Actress award was won by Ananya Chatterjee for her role in Bengali film Abohoman.
Aamir Khan’s blockbuster 3 Idiots was named the Best Popular Film for providing wholesome entertainment to its audiences.
Paa was also named the Best Hindi Film. Arundathi Nag, who played Big B’s granny in the Paa, won the Best Supporting Actress award. Farooq Sheikh bagged the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in Lahore.
Other winners are:
Best Film: Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
Best Director: Rituparno Ghosh (Abohoman)
Best Music Director: Amit Trivedi (Dev D)
Best Lyricist: Swanand Kirkere for “Behti hawa sa” (3 Idiots)
Best Playback Singer (male): Rupam Islam for ‘Mahanagar’
Best Playback Singer (female): Nilanjana Sarkar for Houseful.
Best Background Score: Illayaraja.
Nargis Dutt award for best film with a social message: Delhi 6.
Best Film on social awareness: Well Done Abba.