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News |  07 Apr 2017 21:19 |  By RnMTeam

Regional music makes its presence felt at 64th National Film Awards

NEW DELHI: Regional music made its presence felt at the 64th National Film Awards that were announced on Friday. The Best Female Playback Singer award went to Iman Chakraborty for Bengali film 'Praktan' song 'Tumi Jaake Bhalo Basho'.  Sundharayyar was named the best Male Playback Singer in the Tamil film 'Joker' for the song 'Jasmine E'.  

‘Tumi Jaake Bhalo Basho’ also bagged the award for best lyrics for Anupama Roy.

The Best Music Direction Award went to Bapu Padmanabha for the Kannada film ‘Allamma’. The Best Lyrics Awards was also shared by Vairamuthu for the song ‘Entha Pakkam’ from ‘Dharma Durai’ (Tamil).

In the non-feature category, Tanuj Tiku got the Best Music Award for ‘Leeches’. Best Audiography Awards went to Jayadevan Chakka Dath for ‘Kaadu Pookkunna Neram’ (Malayalam) and Alok De for ‘Ventilator’ (Marathi).

A new category was added at the National Awards this year and it was Best Onlocation Sound Recordist (non-feature films). The award went to Christopher Burchell for ‘Remembering Kurdi’.  

Here is a list of other winners - 

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment - 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 - Akhay 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 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
Special Mention - Kadvi Hawa Mukthi bhava (Hindi)
Special Jury award for Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Best feature films in regional languages

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