Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:55:40 GMT

59th National Film Awards: Winners List

Winners in selected major categories at the 59th National Film Awards


Best Feature Film: 'Devur' (Marathi) & 'Byari' (Kannada)

Best Director: Gurvinder Singh, 'Anhe Ghorey Da Daan'

Best Actor: Girish Kulkarni, 'Deool'

Best Actress: Vidya Balan, 'The Dirty Picture'

Best Supporting Actor: Appu Kutty, 'Azhagar Samiyin Kuthirai' (Tamil)

Best Supporting Actress: Leishangthem Tonthoingambi Devi, 'Phijigee Mani' (Manipuri)

Best Editing: Praveen KL, 'Aranyaa Kandam'

Best Child Artist: Partho Gupte, 'Stanley Ka Dabba' and 'Chillar Party' cast

Best Film on Social Issues: 'Inshallah' (Ashvin Kumar) and 'Mindscape' (Arun Chadha)

Best Non Feature Film: 'And We Play On'

Best Debut Film of a Director: 'The Silent Poet' (Manipuri)

Best Children's Film: 'Chillar Party'

Best Music Direction: Neel Dutt, 'Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona'

Best Background Score: 'Laptop', Mayookh Bhaumik

Best Singer (Female): Rupa Ganguly

Best Singer (Male): Anand Bhate

Best Lyrics: 'I Am', Amitabh Bhattacharya

Best Screenplay (Adapted): 'Shala', Avinash Deshpande

Best Screenplay (Original): 'Chillar Party', Vikas Behl & Nitish Tiwari

Best Dialogue: Girish Kulkarni, 'Deool'

Best Make Up Artist: Vijram Gaekwad, 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Bal Gandharva'

Best Special Effects: 'Ra.One'

Best Costume Design: Niharika Khan, 'The Dirty Picture' and Neeta Lulla, 'Bal Gandharva'

Best Choreography: Bosco-Caeser for "Senorita..." from 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'

Best Hindi Film: 'I Am'

Best Marathi Film: 'Shaala'

Best Kannada Film: 'Kurmavatara'

Best Bengali Film: 'Ranjana Ami Aar Ashbona'

Best Malayalam Film: 'Indian Rupee'

Best Tamil Film: 'Vaagai Sooda Vaa'

Best Dogri Film: 'Dille Ch Vasya Koi'

Best Manipuri film: 'Phijigee Mani'

Best Punjabi Film: 'Anne Gode Da Daan'

Special Mention: Director Shari for 'Adi Madhyantam' (Malayalam Film) and Mallika for 'Byari' (Kannada Film)

Best film critic: Manoj P Pujari

Best Book Award: Anirudha Bhattacharjee and Balaji Vittal for 'R.D. Burman The Man, The Music'

Indira Gandhi award for debut film director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja for 'Aaranya Kaandam'

Special Jury Award: Anjan Dutta for 'Ranjana Ami Aar Ashbo Na'

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