Bollywood rules 56th National Film Awards

January 24, 2010

bollywood awards 200x256New Delhi, Bollywood ruled the 56th National Film Awards Saturday, bagging as many as 13 awards, with films like “Fashion”, “Rock On!!”, “Firaaq” and “Jodha Akbar” winning two awards each in various categories. But Bengali film “Antaheen” won the best feature film award and three more.

While Madhur Bhandarkar’s “Fashion”, a dark tale about the Indian fashion industry, won its heroine Priyanka Chopra the best actress award and got Kangana Ranaut the best supporting actress honour, Farhan Akhtar’s cult music-based film “Rock On!!” got the best Hindi film award. Actor Arjun Rampal won the best supporting actor for the film too.

Ashutosh Gowariker’s epic “Jodha Akbar” won Chinni Prakash and his wife Rekha Prakash the best choreography award for the song “Azeem-o-shaan shehenshah”, a number that depicts dance forms of different Indian states. Fashion designer Neeta Lulla, who styled actress Aishwarya Rai in the film, has won the best costume designer award.

Nandita Das’ directorial debut “Firaaq”, which was based on the 2002 Gujarat riots, has won the awards for best editing (A. Sreekar Prasad) and best art direction (Gautam Sen).

Even films like “A Wednesday”, “Roadside Romeo”, “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!”, “Mumbai Meri Jaan” and “Thanks Maa” took one award each.

While Neeraj Pandey’s “A Wednesday” has bagged the Indira Gandhi award for Best First Film of a director, Yash Raj Films’ “Roadside Romeo” bagged the best animation film.

Dibakar Banerjee’s satirical “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!” has been adjudged the best popular film providing wholesome entertainment, “Mumbai Meri Jaan” directed by Nishikant Kamat has got the award for best special effects (Govardhan), and “Thanks Maa” has got Shams Patel the best child artist award.

The award for best direction has gone to Bala for Tamil film “Naan Kadauul”, while the best actor is Upendra Limaye for Marathi film “Jogva”.

Bengali film “Antaheen”, directed by Annirudh Roy-Chowdhary, has won four awards including for best feature film.

COMPLETE LIST

56th National Film Awards For 2008
Feature Films
1 Best Feature Film Antaheen (Bengali)
Producer: Screenplay Films Pvt. Ltd.
Director : Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
Swarna Kamal
Rs 2,50,000/-

2 Indira Gandhi Award For Best First Film Of A Director
A Wednesday (Hindi)
Producer: Utv Motion Pictures
Director : Neeraj Pandey
Swarna Kamal
Rs 1,25,000/-

3 Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Oye Lucky ! Lucky Oye (Hindi)
Producer: Utv Motion Pictures
Director : Dibakar Banerjee
Swarna Kamal
Rs 2,00,000/-

4 Nargis Dutt Award For Best Feature Film On National Integration
Aai Kot Nai  (Assamese)
Producer:  Rajen Bora
Director : Manju Borah
Rs 1,50,000/-

5 Best Film On Family Values
Little Zizou (English, Gujarati)
Producer: Jigri Dost Productions
Director : Sooni Taraporevala
Rajat Kamal
Rs 1,50,000/-

6 Best Film On Social Issues Such As Prohibition, Women And Child Welfare, Anti-Dowry, Drug Abuse, Welfare Of The Handicapped Etc.
Jogva (Marathi)
Producer: Shripal Morakhia
Director : Rajeev Patil
Rajat Kamal
Rs 1,50,000/-

7 Best Film On Environment Conservation/ Preservation
Jianta Bhoota (Oriya)
Producer: Akshay Kumar Parija
Director : Prashanta Nanda
Rajat Kamal
Rs 1,50,000/-

8 Best Children’s Film
Gubbachigalu (Kannada)
Producer: Media House Studio
Director : Abhaya Simha
Swarna Kamal
Rs 1,50,000/-

9 Best Animation Film
Roadside Romeo (Hindi)
Producer: Aditya Chopra
Director : Jugal Hansraj
Animator: Tata Elxsi/Vcl
Swarna Kamal
Rs 1,00,000/-

10 Best Direction
Naan Kadauul (Tamil)
Bala Swarna Kamal
Rs 2,50,000/-

11 Best Actor Jogva (Marathi)
Upendra Limaye Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

12 Best Actress Fashion (Hindi)
Priyanka Chopra
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

13 Best Supporting Actor
Arjun Rampal  Rock On !! (Hindi)
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

14 Best Supporting Actress
Kangana Ranaut Fashion (Hindi)
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

15 Best Child Artist
Thanks Maa (Hindi)
Shams Patel Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

16 Best Male Playback Singer
Jogva (Marathi)
Hariharan
For The Song “ Jeev Dangla Gungla Rangla ….”
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

17 Best Female Playback Singer
Antaheen (Bengali)
Shreya Ghoshal
Rajat Kamal

Jogva (Marathi)
For The Song “Pherari Mon…..” & “Jeev Dangla Gungla Rangla ”
Rs 50,000/-

18 Best Cinematography
Antaheen (Bengali)
Avik Mukhopadhyay
Lab: Filmlab, Mumbai
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

19 Best Screenplay Gandha (Marathi)
Sachin Kundalkar Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

20 Best Audiography Gandha (Marathi)
Pramod J. Thomas
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

21 Best Editing Firaaq (Hindi)
A. Sreekar Prasad Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

22 Best Art Direction Firaaq (Hindi)
Gautam Sen Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

23 Best Costume Designer
Jodha Akbar (Hindi)
Neeta Lulla Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

24 Best Make-Up Artist Naan Kadauul (Tamil)
Moorthy V.
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

25 Best Music Direction
Jogva (Marathi)
Ajay And Atul
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

26 Best Lyrics Antaheen (Bengali)
Anindya Bannerjee & Chandranil Bhattacharya
For The Lyric “Pherari Mon…..”
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

27 Special Jury Award
Bioscope (Malayalam)
Producer: National Film
Development Corporation
Director : K.M. Madhusudhanan
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

28 Best Special Effects
Mumbai Meri Jaan (Hindi)
Govardhan (Tata Elxsi)
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-

29 Best Choreography Jodha Akbar (Hindi)
Chinni Prakash & Rekha Prakash
“Azeem‐O‐Shaan Shaheshah….”
Rajat Kamal
Rs 50,000/-



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