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69th National Film Awards 2023 Winners List, Best Movies, Actors and Actress

69th National Film Awards Ceremony 2023

The 69th National Film Awards ceremony was held on October 17, 2023, at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, India. The awards were presented by the President of India, Draupadi Murmu, to honour the best films of 2021 in Indian cinema. The following are some of the highlights of the ceremony:

  • The award for Best Feature Film went to the Hindi film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, directed by R. Madhavan.
  • The award for Best Director went to Madhavan for his work on Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.
  • The award for Best Actor went to Allu Arjun for his performance in the Telugu film Pushpa: The Rise.
  • The award for Best Actress went to Alia Bhatt for her performance in the Hindi film Gangubai Kathiawadi and Kriti Sanon for Mimi.

At the National Media Centre in New Delhi, the National Film Awards 2023 winners were revealed earlier. The 69th National Film Awards 2023 grabbed centre stage and unveiled a cast of deserving winners who have made a lasting impression on Indian cinema. These prizes, which are among the highest honours in the industry of filmmaking, demonstrate the commitment and originality of those who add to the rich cinematic fabric of the country.

69th National Film Award 2023

The 69th National Film Awards 2023 were presented at a glittering ceremony, and the winners were announced. For his role in the movie Pushpa, Allu Arjun received the Best Actor Award, and Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon both received the Best Actress Award for their respective roles in Gangubai Kathiawadia and Mimi. The Nambi Effect received the Best Feature Film Award. The Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration went to The Kashmir Files.

National Film Awards 2023 Complete Winners List

The complete list of National Film Awards 2023 Winners are given below category-wise:

Category Winner
Best Feature Film Rocketry
Best Director Nikhil Mahajan, Godavari
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment RRR
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration The Kashmir Files
Best Actor Allu Arjun, Pushpa
Best Actress Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiawadi and

Kriti Sanon for Mimi

Best Supporting Actor Pankaj Tripathi, Mimi
Best Supporting Actress Pallavi Joshi, The Kashmir Files
Best Child Artist Bhavin Rabari, Chhello Show
Best Screenplay (Original) Shahi Kabir, Nayattu
Best Screenplay (Adapted) Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Utkarshini Vashishtha, Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Dialogue Writer Utkarshini Vashishtha & Prakash Kapadia, Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Music Director (Songs) Devi Sri Prasad, Pushpa
Best Music Direction (Background Music) MM Keeravaani, RRR
Best Male Playback Singer Kaala Bhairava, RRR
Best Female Playback Singer Shreya Ghoshal, Iravin Nizhal
Best Lyrics Chandrabose, Konda Polam’s Dham Dham Dham
Best Hindi Film Sardar Udham
Best Kannada Film 777 Charlie
Best Malayalam Film Home
Best Gujarati Film Chhello Show
Best Tamil Film Kadaisi Vivasayi
Best Telugu Film Uppena
Best Maithili Film Samanantar
Best Mishing Film Boomba Ride
Best Marathi Film Ekda Kaay Zala
Best Bengali Film Kalkokkho
Best Assamese Film Anur
Best Meiteilon Film Eikhoigi Yum
Best Odia Film Pratikshya
Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director Meppadiyan, Vishnu Mohan
Best Film on Social Issues Anunaad – The Resonance
Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation Aavasavyuham
Best Children’s Film Gandhi and Co
Best Audiography (Location Sound Recordist) Arun Asok & Sonu K P, Chavittu
Best Audiography (Sound Designer) Aneesh Basu, Jhilli
Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track) Sinoy Joseph, Sardar Udham
Best Choreography Prem Rakshith, RRR
Best Cinematography Avik Mukhopadhayay, Sardar Udham
Best Costume Designer Veera Kapur Ee, Sardar Udham
Best Special Effects Srinivas Mohan, RRR
Best Production Design Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta, Sardar Udham
Best Editing Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Makeup Preetisheel Singh, Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Stunt Choreography King Soloman, RRR
Special Jury Award Shershaah, Vishnuvardhan
Special Mention 1. Late Shri Nallandi, Kadaisi Vivasayi 2. Aranya Gupta & Bithan Biswas, Jhilli 3. Indrans, Home 4. Jahanara Begum, Anur
Best Non-feature film Ek Tha Gaon
Best Direction (Non-feature film) Bakul Matiyani, Smile Please
Best Debut Non-Feature Film of a Director Paanchika, Ankit Kothari
Best Anthropological Film Fire on Edge
Best Biographical Film Rukhu Matir Dukhu Majhi and Beyond Blast
Best Arts Films T.N. Krishnan Bow Strings to Divine
Best Science & Technology Films Ethos of Darkness
Best Promotional Film Endangered Heritage ‘Warli Art’
Best Environment Film (Non-feature film) Munnam Valavu
Best Film on Social Issues (Non-feature film) Mithu Di and Three Two One
Best Investigative Film Looking For Challan
Best Exploration Film Ayushman
Best Educational Film Sirpigalin Sirpangal
Best Short Fiction Film Dal Bhat
Best Animation Film Kandittundu
Best Film on Family Values Chand Saanse
Best Cinematography (Non-feature film) Bittu Rawat, Pataal
Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track) (Non-feature film) Unni krishnan, Ek Tha Gaon
Best Production Sound Recordist (Location/Sync Sound) (Non-feature film) Suruchi Sharma, Meen Raag
Best Editing (Non-feature film) Abhro Banerjee, If Memory Serves Me Right
Best Music Direction (Non-feature film) Ishaan Divecha, Succelent
Best Narration/Voice Over (Non-feature film) Kulada Kumar Bhattacharjee, Hathibondhu
Special Mention (Non-feature film) 1. Aniruddha Jatkar, Baale Bangara, 2. Srikanth Deva, Karuvarai, 3. Sweta Kumar Das, The Healing Touch, 4. Ram Kamal Mukherjee, Ek Duaa
Special Jury Award (Non-feature film) Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe, Rekha
Best Book on Cinema Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal: The Incredibly Melodious Journey by Rajiv Vijayakar
Best Film Critic Purushothama Charyulu
Best Film Critic (Special Mention) Subramanya Bandoor

India’s National Film Awards

Every year, the National Film Awards serve as a symbol of honour for Indian cinema. The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s Directorate of Film Festivals oversees the organisation of the National Film Awards. They honour films for their outstanding aesthetic and technical qualities as well as their social importance, demonstrating the potential of film as a medium for both art and impact.

History of National Film Awards

Beginning in 1954, the National Film Awards were known as “State Awards.” Only the very best films in several regional languages were recognised at the time. It began recognising performers and crew members who contributed to the films in 1967. For her role in Raat Aur Din, Nargis was the first actor to receive the Best Actress Award. Uttam Kumar received the Best Actor Award for his work with Antony Firingee in Chiriyakhana.

National Film Awards 2023: Facts

  • Allu Arjun won the Best Actor Award for Pushpa. He received this accolade for the first time as a Telugu actor.
  • Since 1954, these awards have been presented each year.
  • The duty of managing these awards was transferred to the Directorate of Film Festivals in 1973.
  • A government-appointed national selection committee selects the winners.
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National Film Awards 2023 FAQs

Which film won National Awards 2023?

The Best Film Award was won by R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, it's only award this year.

Who won National Film Awards 2023 Best Actor?

Allu Arjun Wins Best Actor Awards For Pushpa.

Is Allu Arjun got National Award?

Allu Arjun won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Pushpa.

Has Alia Bhatt won national award?

Alia Bhatt has been honoured with the National Film Award for Best Actress at the 69th National Film Awards for her performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi.

What is India's national award?

Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of India, was instituted in the year 1954. Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position, gender or religion is eligible for this award.

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