Another big victor of the day was 19-year-old Riddhi Sen, who bagged the Best Actor award for the Bengali film Nagarkirtan. Taking to Twitter, Rajamouli wrote, "Congratulations to our entire team of #Baahubali2 for being awarded the "Best Popular Wholesome Entertainment Film" at the 65th #NationalAwards".
At the 65th National Film Awards announced on Friday, while Malayalam films and its technicians brought recognition to the state in terms of the number of awards they received, what is also remarkable is how the industry and its films left a lasting impression on the minds of the juries. Bhayanakam won the best cinematographer award for Nikhil S Praveen.
The actor in an interview before her sad demise said that she was proud of being a part of a film like Mom, and the positive reviews it had received.
Kannada film "Hebbettu Ramakka" directed by N R Nanjunde Gowda starring Kannada actors Tara and Devaraj bagged the best Kannada film.
The award jury is headed by Veteran director Shekhar Kapur and includes other ten members with five regional chairpersons who heads the respective regional panels. She would've been so happy today because even though she put a lot of effort into all her characters, Mom was a very special film for her.
Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman swept the best music direction category by winning the best songs for the Tamil film Kaatru Veliyidai and the best background music for the Hindi film Mom. You watch any Hindi film, if you watch two Aamir Khan films one after the other, you will know that both are Aamir Khan. Riddhi Sen won best actor for "Nagarkirtan". "But I am glad to hear all the wonderful things people are saying about the film", she had told The Pioneer when the film did well on the festival circuit. Responding to the news, Tripathi, who played a cynical CRPF officer, Aatma Singh, in Newton, said, "I am absolutely delighted". Malayalam actress Asha Sarath was the top choice for best actress. Santhosh Raman won the best production designer award for Take Off.
The winners" list has a good mix of Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Assamese films."Who knows where is Jasari spoken? Mhorkya, a Marathi film, was adjudged the best children's film, while the best Marathi film award went to Kaccha Limbu.