National Films Awards is the most prestigious award in India which everyone in the film world wants to win at least once in their life time.An 11-member jury, headed by noted directed Saeed Akhtar Mirza announced the awards for 2014.
Ship Of Theseus is awarded the best feature Film and Best director is Hansal Mehta for Shahid
Malayalam Actor Suraj Venjaramood will share the award from best actor with Rajkumar Rao for thri performance Malayalam film "Perariyathavar" and in Hindi film "Shahid" , respectively in the 61st National Film Awards, 2014.
In Perariyathavar, directed by Dr Biju, Suraj played the role of a sweeper in the film . According to jury Suraj's "dignified and quiet" portrayal of a man on the lower margins of the society, has been applauded as the actor "soulfully brought out (the character) with subtle body language and eyes which transcend words"
He is the second comedian from malayalam who wins Best Actor award in the National Film Awards. Earlier Salim Kumar won the award for his role in Adaminte Makan.
|Suraj Venjaramood in Perariyathavar Movie by Dr.Biju.|
Winners of 61st National Film awards 2014
Dadasaheb Phalke Award.-Lyricist, poet and director Gulzar
Best Malayalam Movie : 24 North Katham
Best Cinematographer : Rajiv Ravi for Liar's Dice directed by Geethu Mohandas
Best Actress: Geetanjali Thapa forLiar's Dice directed by Geethu Mohandas
Best Audiography -Re-recordist of the final mixed track-D Yuvaraj-Swapaanam(Malayalam)
Best Feature Film -Anand Gandhi’s Ship Of Theseus
Best Non Feature Film- Kamal Swaroop for Rangbhoomi
Best Film on Social issues-Gulabi Gang
Best Director - Hansal Mehta for Shahid Pranjal Dua for Chidiya Ud.
Best Screen play -P Sheshadri for his original screenplay in ‘December I’ and Panchakshari for adapting screenplay ‘Prakruti’
Best Dialogue - Sumitra Bhave for Marathi film ‘Astu’
Best Supporting Actor- Saurabh Shukla Jolly LLB Best
Best Supporting Actress- Aida Elkashef, Ship of Theseus and Marathi actress Amruta Subhash for Astu.
best child artist - Somnath Avghade for Marathi film "Fandry" and Sadhana for "Thanga Meengal".
Special Jury mention for Anjali Patil, child actor Chandana Roy and for movie Yellow and Miss Lovely
Best Lyrics -Na. Muthukumar for the lyric Ananda (Thanga Meengal (Tamil)
Best Music Director -Kabir Suman -Bengali film Jaatishwar
Best Female Singer -Bela Shinde for Marathi song ‘Khura Kura’ from Marathi film ‘Tuhya Dharma Koncha’.
Best Male Singer- Rupankar for‘E Tumi Kemon Tumi’ in Bengali film Jatishwar
Best Debut Film Of A Director- Nagraaj Manjule for Fandry
Best Feature Film on National Integration- Thalaimuraigal (Tamil) by Balu Mahendra
Best Film on Social Issues- Tuhya Dharma Koncha (Marathi)
Best Sound Design: Madras Cafe
Best Special Effects-Jal (Hindi)
Best Make Up -Vikram Gaikwad for Bengali film Jaatishwar
Best Costume Design -Sabarni Das Bengali film Jaatishwar
Best Choreography-Hawan Karenge (Maston Ka Jhund) choreographed by Ganesh Acharya
Best Editing- Vallinam (Tamil)- V.J. Sabu Joseph
Best Children’s Film - Kaphal (Hindi)
Best Tamil Film- Thanga Meengal
Best Telugu Film- Na Bangaaru Talli
Best Bengali Film- Bakita Byaktigato
Best Kannada Film- December 1
Best English Film- The Coffinmaker
Best Hindi Film- Jolly LLB by Arshad Warsi Best Assamese Film -Jahnu Barua's Ajeyo
Best Book on Cinema-Cinema Ga Cinema Best Film Critic award - Alka Sahani.
The 61st National Film Awards ceremony will be held on May 3, 2014.