Ashvin Kumar's 'Inshallah, Kashmir' has won the award for Best Investigative Film at the 60th National Film Awards.
'Barfi' failed to score even a single win at Indian cinema's most respectable awards.
An interesting mix of films were chosen as winners for the 60th National Film Awards.
Tigmanshu Dhulia's film 'Paan Singh Tomar' won Best Picture while its protagonist Irrfan Khan shared the Best Actor trophy with Vikram Gokhale for his Marathi film 'Anumati'.
CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the National Film Awards.
From 'Paan Singh Tomar' to 'Chittagong'- here is a playlist of the winners at the 60th National Film Awards.
John Abraham's debut production 'Vicky Donor', starring a debutant, pulled it off and that too with three National Awards.
Namrata Rao is very overwhelmed to win the National Award for the best editor for 'Kahaani'.
Irrfan shared the award with actor Vikram Gokhale who won it for his role in Marathi film 'Anumati'.
He was overwhelmed by the ecstatic response of people in the wake of his receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Dressed in a pink saree, Vidya Balan accepted the Best Actress National Film Award for her daring Silk act in 'The Dirty Picture'.
'The Dirty Picture' might have been deemed too dirty for television viewing but it has won Vidya Balan the Best Actress National Film Award.
Vidya Balan kept the Hindi film industry in the reckoning by receiving the best actress trophy for 'The Dirty Picture' in the 59th National Film awards.
Regional cinema dominated the award function, while Bollywood maintained a low key this year.
The 'Dirty Picture' might have been deemed too dirty for television viewing but it has won Vidya balan the Best Actress National Film Award.
Here is a list of winners of the prestigious 59th National Film Awards.
The National Awards will be given away on May 3 to mark the beginning of the 100th year of Hindi Cinema.
59th National Film Awards for the year 2011 will be presented on Thursday and Vidya Balan will be picking up the best actress trophy for her role in 'The Dirty Picture'.
The jury gave a miss to the best animation and best science and technology categories this year.
Regional actors and filmmakers swept the top honours, including best feature film, best direction and best actor.