Kangana Ranaut, Dhanush & Manoj Bajpayee win prestigious honor
The 67th National Film Awards kicked off in Delhi on October 25. Presented by Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, the awards were received by Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush, among others. The epic of the Malayalam period of Priyadarshan Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea won the award for best feature film, while Chhichhore, starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput, received the award for Best Hindi Film. The award winners were announced in March 2021, honoring the best in cinema of 2019. Meanwhile, ANI shared photos from the awards ceremony which showed the prominent stars receiving the prestigious honor.
Actor Kangana Ranaut, who looked stunning in a red sari, can be seen receiving the Vice President’s award in the Best Actress for Movies category. Manikarnika: the queen of Jhansi and Panga. Meanwhile, Manoj Bajpaypee and Dhanush can be seen accepting the Best Actor Award for a Hindi Film Bhonsle and Tamil movie Asuran, respectively. On the other hand, the film of the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput Chhichhore won an award in the Best Hindi Film category. The entire team of Sushant Singh Rajput star was present to receive the award on her behalf. Director Nitesh Tiwari was also honored at the 2019 release event.
67th National Film Awards | Kangana Ranaut receives the award for best actress for “Manikarnika” and “Panga”. Dhanush and Manoj Bajpayee receive the best actor award for “Asuran” and “Bhonsle” respectively. pic.twitter.com/SYuiIKZKUp
– ANI (@ANI) 25 October 2021
Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee and others receive national awards in Delhi
Besides the actors, singers B Praak and Savani Ravindra received the award for best male performer for Teri mitti and best reading singer for Raan Petala, respectively. Superstar Rajinikanth received his Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the ceremony in Delhi. The official Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting shared a video that paid tribute to the talented actor who contributed to the entertainment industry with his acting skills. “Superstar @rajinikanth receives prestigious #DadasahebPhalkeAward at the 67th #NationalFilmAwards for his tremendous contribution to the world of Indian cinema,” wrote the account’s caption of the video.
Ahead of the ceremony, Kangana took to Instagram and shared a glimpse of her decked out look. In the photos, she looked stunning in a red silk saree with gold jewelry as she eagerly awaited the ceremony and receiving the ‘highest honor for an artist in the country’.
(With entries from ANI)
(Image: Twitter / ANI)
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