At the 68th National Film Awards in 2022 in New Delhi, President Droupadi Murmu will present the best actor award to Ajay Devgan and Suriya.
Today in New Delhi, the winners of the 68th National Film Awards will be announced. The COVID-19 delays meant that this year’s awards ceremony also recognised movies from 2020. Filmmaker Vipul Shah was one of the ten jury members who previously delivered the 2020 National Film Awards report to I&B Minister Anurag Thakur.
A few of the major categories are Best Actors, Feature Films, Non-Feature Films, and Best Writing on Film. According to a statement from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, renowned actress Asha Parekh will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2020.
See the full list of recipients:
1. Best Actor – Ajay Devgn (Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior) and South Actor Suriya (Soorarai Pottru)
2. Best Actress – Aparna Balamurali (for Soorarai Pottru)
3. Best Hindi Film – Tulsidas Jr.
4. Best Director – Malayalam Director Sachidanandan KR (Ayyappanam Koshiyum)
5. Best Supporting Actor – Biju Menon (for AK Ayyappanam Koshiyum)
6. Special Mention Jury Award – Child Artist Varun Buddhadev
7. Best Supporting Actress – Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli (for the movie Shivaranjiniyam Inum Sila Pengalum)
8. Special Mention State – Uttarakhand and UP
9. Most Film Friendly State – Madhya Pradesh
10. Best Writing on Cinema Award – The Longest Kiss
11. Best Popular Film – Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior
12. Best Feature Film – Soorarai Potaru
13. Best Playback Singer Male – Rahul Deshpande (for Marathi film I AM Vasantrao)
14. Best Playback Singer Female – Nanchamma (for Ayyappanam Koshiyum)
15. Best Lyrics – Manoj Muntashir (For Saina)
16. Asha Parekh- Dadasaheb Phalke Award