65th National Film Award: ‘Mayurakshi’ & ‘Nagarkirtan’ Brings Victory For Bengal


New Delhi: The announcement of the 65th National Film Awards are being held at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. The chairpersons of the three juries (Feature, Non-feature and Writing) for the 65th National Film Awards are announcing the awards for the different categories.

This year, the jury is being headed by director Shekhar Kapur. The jury panel has 10 members which includes screenwriter Imtiaz Hussain, lyricist Mehboob, South Indian actress Gautami Tadimalla, Kannada director P Sheshadri, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Ranjit Das, Rajesh Mapuskar, Tripurari Sharma and Rumi Jaffrey.

Bengal To Get Celebrated With ‘Lust’ In Cannes Film Festival

After the announcement, the award ceremony for the 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 3, 2018. National Film Awards will be given by the President Ram Nath Kovind. Dadasaheb Phalke Award will also be announced at the same ceremon.

  • Best Bengali Film- Best Bengali Film award goes to Mayurakshi. Shekhar Kapur strongly recommends that Mayurakshi goes to Cannes Film Festival.
  • Special Jury Award- Special Jury Award goes to Bengali Film Nagarkirtan.
  • Best Actor-  Best Actor award Riddhi Sen for Nagarkirtan.
  • Best Makeup& Costume- Nagarkirtan.