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Winners of 56th National Film Awards

By: By: Subhadeep Bhattacharjee
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The results of the 56th National Film Awards are out. Bengali film Antaheen won the best film which also won Shreya Ghoshal the best playback singer, best cinematography and best lyrics. Upendra Limaye won the best actor award for the Marathi movie Jogwa. Priyanka Chopra won the best actress award for her performance in the movie Fashion for which Kangana Ranaut won the best supporting actress award. Best Director's award went to Bala for his Tamil movie Naan Kadavul.

The following are the list of winners of the 56th National Film Awards:

Best Film – Antaheen (Bengali)
Best Direction – Bala for Naan Kadavul (Tamil)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
Best Children's Film – Gubbachigalu (Kannada)
Best Film on Family Welfare – Little Zizou (English, Gujarati)

Best Actor – Upendra Limaye for Jogwa (Marathi)
Best Actress – Priyanka Chopra for Fashion (Hindi)
Best Supporting Actor – Arjun Rampal for Rock On!! (Hindi)
Best Supporting Actress – Kangana Ranaut for Fashion (Hindi)

Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director – A Wednesday (Hindi)
Nargis Dutt Award (for Best Feature Film on National Integration) – Aai Kot Nai (Assamese)
Best Child Artist – Shams Patel
Best Cinematography – Avik Mukhopadhyay for Antaheen (Bengali)
Best Screenplay – Sachin Kundalkar for Gandha (Marathi)
Best Art Direction – Gautam Sen for Firaaq
Best Make-up Artist – V. Moorthy for Naan Kadauul (Tamil)
Best Costume Design – Neeta Lulla for Jodhaa Akbar
Best Music Direction – Ajay Atul for Jogwa" (Marathi)

Best Lyrics – Antaheen (Bengali)
Best Male Playback Singer – Hariharan for Jogwa (Marathi)
Best Female Playback Singer – Shreya Ghoshal for Antaheen (Bengali)
Best Choreography – Chinni Prakash and Rekha Prakash for Jodha Akbar
Best Audiography – Pramod J. Thomas for Gandha (Marathi)
Best Editing – A. Sreekar Prasad for Firaaq (Hindi)
Best Special Effects – Govardhan (Tata Elxsi) Mumbai Meri Jaan (Hindi)
Second Best Feature Film –
Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) – Bioscope

Regional Awards
Best Assamese Film – Mon Jai
Best Bengali Film – Shob Charitro Kalponik
Best Hindi Film – Rock On
Best Kannada Film- Vimukthi
Best Malayalam Film Thirakkada
Best Marathi Film Harishcnadrachi Factory
Best Tamil Film Veranam Airam
Best Telugu Film – 1940 Lookagramam.

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