Best Malayalam film Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum.
"I didn't know such great films were being made in regional cinema", said Shekhar Kapur as he announced the awards. The movie has been directed Mahesh Narayanan.
While Baahubali 2 won three awards (Best Action Choreography, Best Special Effects and Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment), The Ghazi Attack won the award for the Best Telugu film. Reportedly, Parvathy was in the contention for the title of the Best Actress.
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The TRS supremo had last month met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamta Banerjee in Kolkata. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief met Deve Gowda at latter's residence in Padmanabhanagar for a luncheon meeting.
He added, "I did a spectacle film it worked, Idid an alternative genre film that worked and both of them have their merit".
Best Hindi film: Newton. So, it's indeed a proud moment for us that it did well at the box office in all three languages and has now won a National Award. The second edition of the saga has not only been successful at winning National Awards, but has also been a box-office giant making a total of Rs 2,000 crore and counting.
KJ yesudas, the much loved singer of Indian cinema has won the National recognition yet again.The actor has been adjudged as the Best Singer at the 65th National Film Awards for his song from the film Viswasapoorvam Mansoor.