Actress Kalpana won the Best Supporting Actress award for 'Thanichalla Njan'.
'Paan Singh Tomar' also fetched its lead actor, the super talented and versatile Irrfan Khan the Best Actor award.
Director Sujoy Ghosh won the Best Screenplay Writer(original) award for his film 'Kahaani'.
Best of Hindi and regional cinema were awarded at the 60th National Awards. Here's a look at the big winners.
The film could not find distributors for a long time and was not even marketed well. But 'Paan Singh Tomar' worked absolutely on word of mouth publicity. Based on the life an ex army man who turns a dacoit, the film highlighted the plight of sports in India and won the Best Feature Film award.
Irrfan shared the award with veteran actor Vikram Gokhale who got it for his role in Marathi film 'Anumati' where he played the role of an old man who attempts to save his dying wife.
Marathi actress Usha Jadhav won the Best Actress trophy for 'Dhag' where she plays a mother to an 13 year old. Jhadav first came into limelight when she appeared in a promo for KBC with Amitabh Bachchan.
Talented actor Anu Kapoor won the Best Supporting Actor award for his hilarious performance as Dr Chaddha in 'Vicky Donor'. Super sperm, we say!
Theatre actress Dohli Ahluwalia won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as Vicky's mother in 'Vicky Donor'.
Best Children Film was awarded to 'Dekh Indian Circus'. The film also fetched the Best Child Artist award for actor Virendra Pratab.
Former NASA scientist Bedabrata Pain won the Best Debut for a director award for his film 'Chittagong'. The film also won the Best Lyrist award (Prasoon Joshi) and Best Male Playback Singer award (Shankar Mahadevan).
'Kahaani' also fetched the Best Editor award for Namrata Rao.
Bhavesh Mandalia and Umesh Shukla won the Best Screenplay Writer (Adapted) award for 'OMG: Oh My God'.
Parineeti Chopra got a special mention from the Jury for her role in 'Ishaqzaade'.
Malayalam film 'Ustad Hotel' won the awards in the Best Dialogue and Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment category.
Prasoon Joshi won the Best Lyricist award for his work in films like 'Chittagong', Kahaani', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Dekh Indian circus' and 'Talaash'
Pandit Birju Maharaj won the Best Choreographer award for his work in the film 'Vishwaroopam'.
'Vicky Donor' was awarded the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment award.
Filmmaker Rituporno Ghosh got special mention from the jury for his film 'Chitrangada'.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui also got a special mention from the jury for his performance in films like 'Kahaani', 'Talaash', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Dekh Indian Circus'.
Srijit Sircar's 'Shabdo' featuring Raima Sen won the Best Bengali film award as well as Best Sound Designer award.
Best Special Effects and Best Telegu film was awarded to 'Eaga'.
'Gangs of Wasseypur' won an award for Best Re-Recordist Of The Final Mixed Track.
Best Tamil film award went to 'Vazakkuenn 18/9'.
Best Malayalam Film went to 'Celluloid'.
Best Urdu film was awarded to 'Harud'.