Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja" has been chosen as the Best Hindi film at the 64th National Film Awards, announced here on Friday. Akshay Kumar has bagged the honour in the Best Actor category for his film ‘Rustom’.
Akshay Kumar was chosen as Best Actor for "Rustom" at the 64th National Film Awards, announced here on Friday.
His movie based on the 1959 Nanavati case, 'Rustom', a film directed by Tinu Suresh Desai saw Akshay essaying the role of a patriotic naval officer, who ends up in jail after killing the lover of his wife.
Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer 'Pink' has won the Best Film on Social Issue category.
Child-artist Zaira Wasim, who played young Geeta Phogat in 'Dangal' starring Aamir Khan has won the award in the Best Supporting Actress category.
Surabhi C.M. was named Best Actress for Malayalam movie "Minnaminungu - The Firefly" at the 64th National Film Awards.
Surabhi has been honoured for showcasing her brilliance in portraying pain and ecstasy of a mother in a deplorable social condition in the Malayalam film.
Sonam has received a special mention for her "convincing performance of a real life icon".
The movie is based on the life of Neerja Bhanot, purser of Pan Am 73 in 1986, who lost her life while saving passengers on board the hijacked flight, the film starring Sonam in the lead role went on to win the hearts of moviegoers by narrating the bravery of the late plane attendant.