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Complete list of 63rd National Film Awards winners

So, finally, after so much wait, Information and Broadcasting Ministry have just announced the winners list of prestigious 63rd National Film Awards 2016. Surprisingly, Hindi films this year have outshone the other regional cinema and bagged all the major categories Awards. We bring you the complete list of the winners.

63rd National Film Awards 2016

63rd National Film Awards 2016

If we talk about the top categories, the award for Best Film has gone to the enigmatic film Baahubali –The Beginning that had transformed the entire scenario of the celluloid after breaking all the box office records in every possible language across the globe.

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has this year swept Best Actor’s Award in almost all the major Award shows including Filmfare, Screens, and Stardust etc. The jury of National Film Awards led by veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has also saluted this legendary actor for his performance in critically acclaimed film Piku and Big B won the Best Actor Award. This is fourth National Award for Amitabh. Earlier, he won this award for Agneepath (1990), Black (2005) and Paa (2009).

The next important award was National Award for Best Actress and it is none other than the talent Kangana Ranaut, who once again backed it for her impressive dual performance in Anand L. Rai’s sequel Tanu Weds Manu Returns. This is her second National Award after receiving this for superhit film Queen (2014).

National Award for Best director went to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his last year’s magnum opus Bajirao Mastani, that had not only appreciated by the critics but also set some new box office records all over the world.

Complete list of 63rd National Film Awards winners

Best ActorAmitabh Bachchan for Piku
Best ActressKangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Best DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
Best FilmBaahubali – The Beginning
Best Hindi FilmDum Laga Ke Haisa
Best Supporting ActorSamuthirkani for Visaaranai
Best Supporting ActressTanvi Azmi for Bajirao Mastani
Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainmentBajrangi Bhaijaan
Indira Gandhi for Best Debut Film as a DirectorNeeraj Ghaywan for Masaan
Best ChoreographyRemo D'Suza for Deewani Mastani of Bajirao Mastani
Best Playback Singer MaleMahesh Kaale for Katyar Kaljat Ghusi
Best Playback Singer FemaleMonali Thakur for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage of Dum Laga Ke Haisa
Best CinematographySudeep Chatarjee for Bajirao Mastani
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National IntegrationNanak Shah Fakir
Best Screenplay Writer (original)Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
Best Screenplay-DialoguesJuhi Chaturvedi (Piku) and Himanshu Sharma (Tanu Weds Returns)
Best Children FilmDuronto
Best Make UpNanak Shah Fakir Team
Best Jury AwardKalki Kochelin for Margarita with a straw
Best LyricistsVarun Grover for Moh Moh ke Dhaage from Dum Laga Ke Haisa
Special MentionRitika Singh for Saala Khadoos


  1. Guru

    March 28, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Kangana seriously deserve the best actress award. She is such a great and outstanding actress I love her acting.

  2. Sahnaya

    March 28, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    Yes bhaubali is best film. This film deserve the best film award.

  3. Pritam

    March 28, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Remo is my favorite choreographer I love his dance. He is very sweet and clean heart person.

  4. Wajid

    March 28, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    Yes Bajrangi Bhaijaan best entertain film of this year. Salman always makes solid & rocking type movie. I love Harsali and salman jodi.

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