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Kutty Srank wins Best Feature Film in 57th National Film Awards 2009

By NewsDesk • Published on September 15, 2010

Kutty Srank directed by Shaji N. Karun won the Swarna Kamal for Best Feature Film and cash prize of  Rs. 2, 50, 000 in 57th National Film Awards for the Year 2009. The Directorate of Film Festivals announced the awards on Wednesday.


Rituparno Ghosh won the Best Director for Abohoman. The Bengali film Abohoman lapped up several awards including Best Actress for Ananya Chatterjee and Best Editing for Arghyakamal Mitra. The Best Actor award went to Amitabh Bachchan for Paa.


The awards were announced in three categories: Best Feature Film Category under the Chairpersonship of Ramesh Sippy, Non Feature Film Category under the Chairpersonship of Mike Pandey, and Best Writing on Cinema under the Chairpersonship of Samik Bandhopadhyay.


The complete list of awards is :


         


BEST FEATURE FILM: Kutty Srank (Malayalam)                 


Director: Shaji N. Karun


 


INDIRA GANDHI AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT FILM OF A DIRECTOR:  Lahore (Hindi)


Director: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan


 


AWARD FOR BEST POPULAR FILM PROVIDING WHOLESOME ENTERTAINMENT: 3 Idiots (Hindi)


Director: Rajkumar Hirani


 


NARGIS DUTT AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM ON NATIONAL INTEGRATION: Delhi 6


Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra


 


BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES: Well Done Abba (Hindi)


Director: Shyam Benegal


 


BEST CHILDREN S FILM: Putaani Party (Kannada) & Keshu (Malayalam)


Directors: Ramchandra P.N. (Putaani Party) and Sivan (Keshu)


 


BEST DIRECTION: Abohoman (Bengali)


Director: Rituparno Ghosh


 


BEST ACTOR: Paa (Hindi)


 Amitabh Bachchan


 


BEST ACTRESS: Abohoman (Bengali)


Ananya Chatterjee


 


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Lahore (Hindi)


 Farooque Sheikh


 


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Paa (Hindi)


Arundhati Naag


 


BEST CHILD ARTIST: Pasanga (Tamil)


Film Characters-  Jeeva & Anba Karasu


 


BEST MALE PLAYBACK SINGER: Mahanager @ Kolkata  (Bengali)              


Rupam Islam


 


BEST FEMALE PLAYBACK SINGER: Houseful (Bengali)      


Neelanjana Sarkar


 


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Kutty Srank (Malayalam)


Cameraman : Anjuli Shukla


 


Laboratory Processing :  Adlabs Films Ltd.


 


BEST SCREENPLAY : Kutty Srank  (Malayalam)


Screenplay Writer (Original) : P.F. Mathews & Harikrishna            


 Kanasemba Kudureyaneri (Kannada)


Pasanga (Tamil)


Dialogues :Pandiraj


 


BEST AUDIOGRAPHY : Kaminey (Hindi)


Location Sound Recordist : Subash Sahoo


 


 Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam)


 Sound Designer : Resool Pookutty


 


3 Idiots (Hindi)


Re-recordist of the final mixed track : Anup Dev


 


BEST EDITING:  Abohomaan (Bengali)


Arghyakamal Mitra


 


BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: Delhi 6 (Hindi)


Samir Chanda


 


BEST COSTUME DESIGNER: Kutty Srank (Malayalam)


Jayakumar


 


BEST MAKE-UP ARTIST:                 Paa (Hindi)


Christein Tinsley and Dominie Till


 


BEST  MUSIC DIRECTION :Dev D (Hindi)


Music Director (Songs) : Amit Trivedi


Kerala Verma Pazasi Raja             


Music Director (Background Score) : Ilayaraja


 


BEST LYRICS: 3 Idiots (Hindi)


Swanand Kirkire


“ Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ 


 


SPECIAL JURY AWARD: Kaminey (Hindi)


Kutty Srank (Malayalam)


Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam)


Sreekar Prasad


 


BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS: Magadheera (Telugu)


R. Kamal Kannan


 


BEST CHOREOGRAPHY:  Magadheera(Telugu)


K.Siva Shankar


 


BEST FEATURE FILM IN EACH OF THE LANGUAGE SPECIFIED IN THE SCHEDULE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION            


               


 BEST ASSAMESE FILM: Basundhara        Director : Hiren Bora


 BEST BENGALI FILM:      Abohomaan       Director : Rituparno Ghosh


BEST HINDI FILM:             Paa                        Director : R. Balakrishnan


BEST KANNADA Film:     Kanasemba Kudureyaneri       Director : Girish Kasaravalli


BEST KONKANI Film:       Palatadcho Munis                      Director : Laxmikant Shetgaonkar


BEST MALAYALAM FILM:  Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja  Director : T. Hariharan


 


BEST MARATHI FILM:     Natarang             Director : Ravindra Harishchandra Jadhav


BEST TAMIL FILM:            Pasanga                Director : Pandiraj


SPECIAL MENTION:         Padmapriya


 


BEST NON-FEATURE FILM (Sharing): The Postman directed by  B. Manohar


 Bilal directed by Sourav Sarangi


 


BEST DEBUT NON-FEATURE FILM OF A DIRECTOR (Sharing): Vaishnav Jan Toh directed by Kaushal Oza and Ekti Kaktaliyo Golpo by Tathagata Singha


 


BEST COMPILATION FILM: Pancham Unmixed


Director:  Brahmanand S Siingh


 


BEST ENVIRONMENT FILM INCLUDING AGRICULTURE: In for Motion


Director: Anirban Dutta


 


BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES:    Mr. India


 Director: Haobam Paban Kumar


 


SPECIAL JURY AWARD: Kelkkunnundo


 Child artist :Aasna Aslam


                 


SHORT FICTION FILM: Boond     


Director: Abhishek Pathak


               


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY :  Gaarud         


Cameraman:  Deepu S. Unni


 


BEST AUDIOGRAPHY: Gaarud


Re-recordist (final mixed track) : Lipika Singh Darai


                 


BEST EDITING:In Camera             


Editor: Tarun Bhartiya   


 


BEST NARRATION/VOICE OVER:                In Camera          


Best Voice over : Ranjan Palit    


 


SPECIAL MENTION: VILAY           


Cinematographer :  Nitika Bhagat            


 


In the Best Writing on Cinema Category following awards were announced:


                                                                           


BEST BOOK ON CINEMA: CINEMAA YAANA(Kannada)


Publisher : Hasiru Prakashana


 


Author: Dr. K. Puttaswamy


 


               


SPECIAL MENTION:  Eka Studioche Atmavrutta


Prabhakar Pendharkar  


               


BEST FILM CRITIC : C.S. Venkiteswaran (Malayalam)       

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