Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award and was honored with a standing ovation, which made her emotional and nostalgic at the same time. She has given her heart and soul to Indian Cinema.
This time, the award for Best Actress goes to two of the most popular stars of Indian Cinema – Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiwadi and Kriti Sanon for Mimi. Their portrayal of acting in the films was remarkable and full of life.
These National Awards are mainly to reward celebrities for their outstanding achievement in Indian Cinema. Many of the names of the national awardees have already been announced in August 2023, which has already created excitement among everyone.
And the list goes on with the other popular awardees of the 69th National Film Awards 2023:
Best Actor – Allu Arjun for Pushpa: The Rise, showcasing his marvelous talent and performance.
Best Feature Film – ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ starring R. Madhavan, which gained wide recognition among all for the exceptional story and performances by the characters of the movie.
Best Film on National Integration – Vivek Agnihotri for ‘The Kashmir Files’ was awarded the Nargis Dutt award for Best Film on National Integration, showcasing the gruesome atrocities looming over the life of the Kashmiri people.
Best Popular Film Providing Entertainment – ‘RRR’ of S. Rajamouli won everyone’s heart and was significantly awarded the National Award for 2023 in this category.
Best Hindi Film – This was won by none other than ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ starring Vicky Kaushal, portraying remarkable performances through his cinematic skills and hard work. This film simultaneously also won the National award in other categories:
- Best Cinematography – Avik Mukhopadhyay was awarded for his exceptional performance in the film.
- Best Audiography – This award was presented to Sinoy Joseph for his remarkable work in sound design.
- Best Production Design – Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta received great accolades from President Murmu for their brilliant creativity in Sardar Udham Singh.
- Best Costume Design – Veera Kapur Ee’s contribution to the film’s visual aesthetics was also popularly recognized and honored with this prestigious award.
69th National Award Winners for 2023 received great laurels for the incredible and astounding performance that they portrayed in their films.