Assamese language coming-of-age film "Village Rockstars" was declared the best film during the 65 National Film Awards announced on Friday in New Delhi. The Bollywood diva and fashion icon who died on February 24 in Dubai, was hailed as one of the most accomplished performers who could completely transform herself on the silver screen as per the demand of the role.
The major highlight in the award list was that of 19-year-old Bengali actor Riddhi Sen being named the best actor for his acting in the film 'Nagar Kirtan'.
Meanwhile, Actor Fahadh Faasil won the Best Supporting Actor award for the film, directed by Dileesh Pothan.
Produced by Manish Mundra and starring Rajkummar Rao, the film revolves around a young government clerk, who is sent on election duty to a Maoist-controlled town.
SS Rajmouli's Baahubali: The Conclusion has won for best popular film providing wholesome entertainment.
Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy winning composer A.R. Rahman won music awards for "Kaatru Veliyidai" and "Mom". In 2011, he won the award for Best Supporting Actor category.
Her final role was that of Devki Sabarwal in the thriller Mom - and today, her last performance was honoured at the National Film Awards.
Hebbet Ramakka directed by Nanjunde Gowda won the Best Film in Kannada.
Despite the fact that no one in the jury was from the Malayalam film industry, the state was hopeful of bagging awards for the films Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum, Take Off, Bhayanakam, Alorukkam, Ottamurivelicham and Angamaly Diaries, which were considered probable winners in various categories.
Elated with the news about Ghazi winning the Best Telugu film.