Although there are many prestigious award functions held throughout the year to honour the best talent in the industry. However, the National Film Awards hold a special importance in the lives of an entertainer. It is one of the most prestigious awards that is achieved by someone for his/her brilliance.
The 61st National Film Awards was held recently (May 3rd, 2014) and a lot of excellent movies were shortlisted for this year. If you really love to watch sensible and not the masala entertaining films, then here is a list of National Film Awards winning movies of this year that you must see.
We bring you the top 10 National Film Awards 2014 winning movies that you must watch. Take a look...
National Film Awards Winning Movies To Watch:
Ship of Theseus
The much talked about Anand Gandhi's ‘Ship of Theseus' won Best Feature Film at National Film Awards 2014. The Best Supporting Actress went to Aida El-Kashef for her acting in Ship of Theseus.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Based on the biopic of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar starrer film BMB won two awards- Best Popular Film and Best Choreography for Ganesh Acharya.
Set in the sex-horror film industry of 1980s, the movie has grabbed the Special Jury Award as well as the Best Art Direction Award at National Film Awards 2014. One of the other reasons to watch this movie is Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
The political thriller movie who already won Ramnath Goenka Memorial Award at the Screen Awards 2014, won 2 National Film Awards this year. Meanwhile, John Abraham was presented ‘Pride of the Nation' award by the Anti-Terrorist Front for raising awareness about the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
Another Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Liar's Dice deals with the problems of a small towner who shifts to a city, and the issue of human cost of migration to cities. ‘Liar's Dice' star Geetanjali Thapa won the Best Actress Award and Rajeev Ravi won the Best Cinematography award.
The comedy drama of Arshad and Boman Irani is a must watch. The movie has a special message and shows the misuse of money and power. The movie won the regional award (Hindi) for Best Feature Film. Saurav Shukla won Silver Lotus Award for Best Supporting Actor as well.
It is one of the National Film Awards 2014 winning movie that you must watch. Based on Dadasaheb Phalke's life in Benaras, the movie is titled ‘Rangbhoomi' and directed by Kamal Swaroop. The movie won the Best Non-Feature Film at the ceremony.
Jal which is directed by Girish Malik won the Best Special Effects at National Film Awards 2014 ceremony. Set in the parched Rann of Kutch, the movie is a visual treat for viewers.
Do not get confused with the Madhuri-Juhi starrer Gulabi Gang. This woman-oriented documentary is based on Sampat Pal Devi and her efforts. The movie has grabbed Best Film on Social Issues and Best Editing award.