Over six decades National Film Awards is thought carefully as the most illustrious award ceremonies in India to bestow people for the hard work they had done over a course of time for a particular film or project.

Here is the list of awardees of National award 2018

Dadasaheb Phalke Award: Vinod Khanna

Best Director: Jayaraj – Bhayanakam (Malayalam)

Best Feature Film: Village Rockstars (Assamese)

Best Actor: Ridhhi Sen – Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)

Best Actress: Sridevi -Mom (Hindi)

Best Supporting Actor – Fahadh Faasil – Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)

Best supporting actress – Divya Dutta – Irada (Hindi)

Best Action Direction: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)

Best Choreography: Ganesh Acharya – Toilet Ek Prem Katha

Best Film for National Integration – Dhappa (Marathi)

Best Popular Film: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)

Best Debut Film of a Director: Pampally – Sinjar (Jasari)

Best Film on Social Issues: Aalorukkam (Malayalam)

Best Child artist: Bhanita Das – Village Rockstars (Assamese)

Best Children’s Film: Mhorkya (Marathi)

Best Cinematography: Nikhil S Praveen – Bhayanakam (Malayalam)

Best Special Effects: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)

Special Jury Award: Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)

Best Film Critic: Giridhar Jha

Special Mention for Film Criticism: Sunil Mishra of Madhya Pradesh

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Irada (Hindi)

Best Regional films

  • Kaccha Limbu (Marathi)
  • Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)
  • Fahadh Faasil in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
  • Fahadh Faasil in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
  • Newton (Hindi)
  • Mayurakshi (Bengali)
  • Ishu (Assamese)
  • To Let (Tamil)
  • Gazi (Telugu)
  • DHH (Gujarati)
  • Hebbettu Ramakka (Kannada)
  • Sinjar (Jasari)
  • Hello Arsi (Odiya)
  • Walking With The Wind (Ladakhi)
  • Paddayi (Tulu)

Music

Best Lyrics: Muthu Ratna – March 22 (Kannada)

Best Music Direction (Songs and Background score): A.R. Rahman – Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil) and Mom ( Hindi)

Best Location Sound Recordist: Mallika Das, Village Rockstar (Assamese)

Best Sound Design: Walking With The Wind (Ladakhi)

Best Female playback Singer- Shasha Tirupati – Vaan Varuvaan from Kaatru Veliyidai (Tamil)

Best Male Playback Singer: Yesudas – Poy Maranja Kalam fromViswasapoorva M Mansoor (Malayalam)

Production

Best Make-Up artist– Ram Razak for Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)

Best Production Design: Santosh Rajan for Take off (Malayalam)

Best Editing: Reema Das for Village Rockstar (Assamese)

Best Costume: Gobinda Mandal for Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)

Screenplay

Best Original Screenplay: Sajeev Pazhoor -Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Jairaj – Bhayankam (Malayalam)

Best Dialogues: Sambit Mohanty – Hello Arsi (Odiya)

Special Mention:

  • Mhorkya (Marathi)
  • Hello RC (Odiya)
  • Take Off (Malayalam)
  • Pankaj Tripathi for Newton (Hindi)

The 65th National award for films saw the best of flairs esteemed for their talents in different domains of film-making in which from the young talents to legendary actors were honoured.