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National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut Declared Best Actress for Manikarnika and Panga

National Film Awards: Kangana Ranaut Declared Best Actress for Manikarnika and Panga

While Kangana Ranaut played the warrior queen Rani Laxmi Bai in Manikarnika, she was seen as an ageing kabbadi player in Panga.

The names of the winners of the 67th National Film Awards were announced today, and Kangana Ranaut was adjudged the Best Actress in a Feature Film. She was given this award for her performances in films like Manikarnika and Panga.While Kangana played the warrior queen Rani Laxmi Bai in Manikarnika, she was seen as an ageing kabbadi

player in Panga.

In the Best Actor category, Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush shared the award for Bhonsle and Asuran.

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Here are other awards that were declared today:

Best Film on Family Values: Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole

Best Short Fiction Film: Custody

Special Jury Award: Small scale Societies

Best Animation Film: Radha

Best Investigation Film: Jakkal

Best Exploration Film: Wild Karnataka

Best Educational Film: Apples and Oranges

Best Film on Social Issue: Holy Rights and Ladli

Best Environmental Film: The Stork Saviours

Best Promotional Film: The Shower

Best Arts and Cultural Film: Shrikshetra Ru-Sahijita

Best Biographical Film: Elephants Do Remember

Best Debut non-feature film of a Director: Khisa

Best Non-Feature Film: An Engineered Dream

Best Narration: Wild Karnataka (David attenbrogh)

Best Audiography: Radha (Musical)

Best Editing: Shut Up Sona

Charan-Arva The Essence of Being a Nomad

Best on Location Sound Recordist: Rahas, Saptarishi Sarkar

Best Cinematography: Sonsi, Savita Singh

Best Direction: Knock Knock Knock Sudhansu Saria

Best Film Critic: Sohini Chattopadhyay

Most Film-friendly State: Sikkim

Best Book on Cinema: A Gandhian Affair: India’ Curious Portrayal of Love in cinema by Sanjay Suri

Special mention: Cinema Pahnara Manus by Ashok Rane and Jagathika Cinema Vikasa Prerane Prabhava by PR Ramadasa Naidu

first published:March 22, 2021, 16:49 IST