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      Aadukalam steals limelight, wins 5 National Awards

      By Ramchander

      It was a red letter day for the Tamil film industry, as it went on to win 14 National Awards. Vetrimaran's Aadukalam had a lion's share, which won six awards for various categories. Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru, Endhiran, Namma Gramam and Mynaa are the other movies, which brought honours to the Kollywood. Srilankan actor VIS Jayaraman received Special Jury Award for his negative role in Dhanush starrer film.

      The awards jury headed by Bollywood filmmaker J P Dutta announced the 58th National Film Awards yesterday. The Tamil film industry and Marathi film industry, which bagged 10 National Awards, swept the top honours. While the Malayalam film industry and Kannada film industry got four, Bollywood was pushed below, as it could only win two awards,

      The list of the National Film Award winners for Tamil films are as follows:

      Best Tamil Film - Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru
      Best Actor – Dhanush
      Best Actress - Saranya Ponvannan
      Best Director - Vetrimaran
      Best Supporting Actor - J Thambi Ramaiah
      Best Supporting Actress - Sukumari
      Special Jury Award (Actor) - VIS Jayabalan
      Best Editing - T E Kishore
      Best Choreography- Dinesh Kumar
      Best Lyricist – Vairamuthu
      Best Special Effects - V Srinivas Mohan
      Best Production Design - Sabu Cyril
      Best Costume Designer - Indrans Jayan

      We at Oneindia congratulate all the winners for winning the National Film Award of the year.

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