National Film Awards 2019: Andhadhun Adjudged Best Movie, KGF Chapter 1 For Action And Special Effects

national film awards 2019

66th National Film Awards were announced recently by Rahul Rawail, the head of the Jury for the feature films. Around 419 films competed in various categories for the awards this year. Tabu, Radhika Apte and Ayushmann Khurana starer and Sriram Raghavan directed Andhadhun was adjudged as the best movie whereas KGF received the award in the best action movie category. From this year a new award for the film-friendly state has been instituted. It was given to Uttarakhand this year.  

national film awards 2019

Prominent Winners Of National Award  

  • Ayushmann Khurana-Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal – Uri: The Surgical Strike share National Award for best actor 
  • Best Director Award- Aditya Dhar for Uri: The Surgical Strike 
  • Best non-feature film award shared by The Secret Life of Frogs, and Son-Rise
  • Best Urdu film- Hamid directed by Aijaz Khan
  • Best Supporting Actress Award- Surekha Sikrifor Badhaai Ho
  • Best Choreography Award To Movie Ghoomar in Padmavat
  • Best Playback singer (Male)- Arjit Singh

national film awards 2019

Complete List Of National Award Winners

Best nonfeature film: Son-Rise by Vibha Bakshi and The Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi 


Best Director: Uri Adhitya Dhar

Best Feature Film: Hellaro a Gujarati film directed by Abhishek Shah

Best Actor: Ayushmann Khuranna for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri


Best Actress: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati

Best Supporting Actor – Swanand Kirkire for Cumbhak

Best Supporting actress – Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho


Best Action Direction: KGF Chapter I

Best Choreography:  Padmaavat for Ghumar

Best Cinematography – Olu (Malayalam) to MJ Radhakrishnan


Best Popular Film: Badhaai Ho

Best film on Environment issues Paani

Best Debut Film of a Director: Naan

Best film on Social Issues: Padman


Best Child artist:  P V Rohith (Kannada), Sameep Singh (Punjabi), Talha Arshad Reshi (Urdu) and Shrinivas Pokale (Marathi)

Best Children’s Film: Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shale Kasaragod (Kannada)

Best Special Effects: KGF

Special Jury Award: Award shared by Sruthi Hariharan, Joju George for Joseph, Savithri for Sudani From Nigeria, Chandrachood Rai

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Paani



Best Original Screenplay:   Chi La Sow

Best Adapted Screenplay:  Andhadhun

Best Dialogues: Tariqh

Best Regional films

Rajasthani – Turtle

Panchenga – In the Land of Poisonous Women

Marathi – Bhonga

Hindi – Andhadhun

Urdu – Hamid

Telugu – Mahanati

Assamese – Bulbul Can Sing

Punjabi – Arjedha


Best Lyrics: Nathichirami (Kannada)

Best Music Direction (Songs): Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat

Best Music Direction (Background score): Uri

Best Sound Design: Uri

Best Female Playback Singer: Bindu for Mayavi Manave (Kannada)

Best Male Playback Singer: Arijit Singh for Bhinte Dhil


Best Make Up artist- Awe

Best Production Design: Kammara Sambhavam (Malayalam)

Best Costume: Mahanati

Congratulations to all the Winners!