National Film Awards 2019

National Film Awards

  • National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in  India. 
  • Established in 1954.
  • Presented by "Directorate of Film Festivals"
  • The award ceremony is held in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • The 66th National Film awards were announced by Rahul Rawail, head of the Jury for feature films.
  • The President of India presents the national film awards.
  • The national film awards are given in 31 categories.
  • 419 films competed for 2019 award.
  • In this year’s award a new category called Award for Most Film Friendly State was instituted which was won by Uttarakhand.

List of Winners of 66th National Film Award

  • Best Actor: Ayushmann Khuranna for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri : The Surgical Strike
  • Best Actress: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati
  • Best Supporting Actor: Swanand Kirkire for Chumbhak
  • Best Supporting Actress: Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho
  • Best Director: Aditya Dhar (Uri : The Surgical Strike)
  • Best Action Direction: KGF Chapter I
  • Best Choreography: Padmaavat for Goomar
  • Best Feature Film: Hellaro a Gujarati film directed by Abhishek Shah
  • Best Non Feature Film: Son Rise by Vibha Bakshi and The Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi
  • Best Popular Film: Badhaai Ho
  • Best Educational Film: Sarala Virala
  • Best Popular Film: Badhaai Ho
  • Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Paani
  • Best film on Social Issues: Padman
  • Best Film for National Integration: Ondalla Eradalla (Kannada)
  • Best Cinematography: Olu (Malayalam) to MJ Radhakrishnan
  • Best Debut Film of a Director: Naal (Marathi)
  • Best Child artist: P V Rohith (Kannada), Sameep Singh (Punjabi), Talha Arshad Reshi (Urdu) and Shrinivas Pokale (Marathi)
  • Best Children's Film: Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shaale Kasaragod
  • Best Special Effects: KGF
  • Special Jury Award: Award shared by Sruthi Hariharan, Joju George for Joseph, Savithri for Sudani From Nigeria, Chandrachood Rai

Best Regional films

  • Best Hindi Film: Andhadhun
  • Best Rajasthani Film: Turtle
  • Best Tamil Film: Baaram
  • Best Marathi Film: Bhonga
  • Best Urdu Film: Hamid
  • Best Telugu Film: Mahanati
  • Best Bengali Film: Ek Je Chhilo Raja
  • Best Assamese Film: Bulbul Can Sing
  • Best Punjabi Film: Harjeeta


  • Best Original Screenplay: Chi La Sow
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: Andhadhun
  • Best Dialogues: Tariqh


  • Best Lyrics: Nathichirami (Kannada)
  • Best Music Direction (Songs): Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat
  • Best Music Direction (Background score): Uri
  • Best Sound Design: Uri
  • Best Female playback Singer: Bindhu Malini for Mayavi Manave from Nathichirami (Kannada)
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh for Bhinte Dhil


  • Best Make: Up artist- Awe
  • Best Costume: Mahanati
  • Best Production Design: Kammara Sambhavam (Malayalam)
National Film Awards 2019 National Film Awards 2019 Reviewed by Admin on September 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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