June 22, 2018

Sridevi Awarded Best Actress at National Film Awards

15 April 2018, 12:49 | Sheila Mcguire

Late actor Vinod Khanna has been awarded with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award

65th national film awards 2018 winners list

During the announcement, Director, Shekhar Kapur said he insisted to the rest of the jury that Sridevi should not be given the award only because she passed away. The real tragedy was that when her co-stars in most of these films were hailed as box-office czars (Jeetendra, Rajnikanth, Anil Kapoor), or revered as great artists (Kamal Haasan) or both, she was mostly bequeathed with sobriquets such as "Thunder Thighs".

The 65th National Film Awards have been announced on 13 April 2018.

The Best Music Direction award went to A R Rahman.

Similarly, award winning Malayalam director Jayaraj bagged the best director award for his Malayalam film 'Bhayankaram'. She was not just a super actor but a super wife and a super mom.

The iconic Bollywood actor was honoured for her role in the Hindi film Mom.

Sridevi, who made her comeback on the silver screen after 15 years with Gauri Shinde's English Vinglish (2012), was last seen in Ravi's revenge drama, Mom.

The winners" list has a good mix of Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Assamese films."Who knows where is Jasari spoken?

"Rima Das" "Village Rockstars", about the spirit of poor but fun-loving children, also won the Best Editing honour for the filmmaker. The prequel of the film, Baahubali: The Beginning, had won the Best Film award at the 63th National Awards in 2015.

Journalist Girdhar Jha won the best critic award, while Sunil Mishra received a special mention for best writing on cinema. Best Book on Cinema award was given to "Matmagi Manipur-The first Manipuri Feature Film" authored by Bobby Wahengbam.

Hebbet Ramakka directed by Nanjunde Gowda won the Best Film in Kannada.

The Ghaazi Attack was adjudged the Best Film in Telugu. Hindi films can not compete with them. Over the next one hour, regional films and filmmakers registered their presence in a big way among the winners in 33 categories in the Feature Film section.

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