61st National Film Awards introduces new legends to the country

61st National Film Awards introduces new legends to the country

Features 17-Apr-2014 2:30 PM IST RM Comments

This is the year with more surprises for the complete Indian cinema. No Khans or superstars dominating the maps and it completely belong to the most promising personalities, who gave a peck of stunning masterpieces to the Indian film industry. Rajkumar Rao, the most promising actor who already gave some brilliant performance in films like ‘Talaash’ and ‘Kai Po Che’ won the ‘Best Actor’ for an impeccable show in ‘Shahid’ and so was Suraj Venjaramoodu for Malayalam movie ‘Perariyathavar’. Sharing his experience on judging between these actors, Jury Chairman of National Awards Committee and filmmaker Saeed Mirza claimed that it wasn’t an easy deal to pick the best among them and so felicitated the both for their distinct performances.

It was a moment of miracle for Suraj as the film happened to be the watched in the last league of screening. It was the time when the game was changed. The Best Direction has been felicitated to Shahid and the ‘Best Film’ for ‘Ship of Theseus. Being ennobled for an unconventional role in ‘Liar’s Dice’, Geetanjali Thapa has won the ‘Best Actress’. Saurabh Shuklha has been honoured with ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for his ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ has been awarded as the ‘Best Entertainment Film’.

Balu Mahendra’s ‘Thalaimuraigal’ become the greatest ode to this late veteran filmmaker as it was adjudged as the ‘The Nargis Dutt Awards for best feature film on national integration’.

Getting onto the most prestigious land of cinema, Tamil film industry, director Ram’s Thanga Meengal, a film that runs close on the lines of ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ won the ‘Best Tamil Film Award’. Christo Tony for his most gripping tale of ‘Kanyaka’ bagged the ‘Best Debut Director Award’.

Madras Café that was banned herein Tamil Nadu managed to win a couple of awards for the technical brilliance in the department of ‘Location Sound Recordist’ and ‘Sound Design’.

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