Indian National Film Awards 2017



The 64th National Film Awards were announced on April 7th, 2017. The ceremony will be held on May 3rd, 2017.

They jury recognise and facilitate the best feature and documentary films of 2016. They reviewed 344 films across 26 languages for the feature films. Filmmaker Priyadarshan was the chairperson of the jury in feature films category.

  • The movie Rustom won Akshay Kumar the Best Actor award
  • Surabhi C.M. was declared Best Actress for the Malayalam movie, Minnaminungu – The Firefly.
  • Amitabh Bachchan’s Pink got the Award for Best Film on Social Issues
  • Sonam’s Neerja was declared the Best Hindi Film of 2016
  • Nagesh Kukunoor’s Dhanak grabbed the Best Children Film while The Eyes Of Darkness received a Special Mention.

The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017  – highest award in Indian Cinema is awarded to a film personality for his or her outstanding contribution to development of Indian Cinema.

  • Hema Malini, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Saiyami Kher honoured for their contribution in 2017
  • Veteran Zeenat Aman received the Lifetime Achievement Award




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