Wednesday, 25 March 2015

62nd National Film Awards, 2014 announced

The 62nd National Film Awards 2014 announced on 24 March by the Chairpersons of the three juries on Feature Films, Non Feature Films and Best Writing on Cinema. The Feature Film Central panel was headed by Shri P. Bharathiraja a legend in Tamil cinema and National Film Award winner. The Central panel comprised of 11 members including Chairman, the Non Feature jury was headed by Shri Kamal Swarup and comprised of 7 members including the Chairman. The jury on Best Writing on Cinema was headed by Shri Govind Kumar (Madhan) and comprised of 3 members including Chairperson.
Prior to the announcement of the awards, the Chairpersons of the three juries and members of the jury presented their reports to Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley. Secretary (I&B), Shri Bimal Julka was also present on the occasion. Shri Jaitley appreciated the efforts put in by the jury members in deciding the awards in various categories and mentioned that the efforts would go a long way in promoting the quality of good cinema in the country.
Court awarded Best Feature Film, Mary Kom declared Best Popular Film, Vijay to be given Best Actor award for Kannada film Nanu Avanalla Avalu, Kangana Ranaut Best Actress for Queen, Baljinder Kaur, Best Supporting Actress for Pagdi the Honour, Bobby Simha, Best Supporting Actor for the film Jigar Thanda and Srijit Mukherjee given Best Direction Award for Bengali Film Shotushkone.


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