Dubai based Indian writer Joshy Mangalath wins National Award

Indian actress Kangana Ranaut waves at photographers during her house warming party in Mumbai. (SANSKRITI MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT)

Kangana Ranaut's performance as 'Rani from Rajouri' in the Vikas Bahl-directed 'Queen' has fetched her the National Award for Best Actress, it was announced today.

This is Kangana's second National Award after she won Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a drug-addicted model in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Fashion' in 2008.

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Dubai-based Joshy Mangalath bags the National Award for best screenplay-adapted for 'Ottaal' (Malayalam).

'Queen' also won Best Hindi Film. Best Feature Film was won by the multi-lingual 'Court'.

Kannada actor Vijay won Best Actor for 'Nanu Avanalla Avalu'. Bengali director Srijit Mukherji won Best Director for the film 'Chotushkone'.

The Supporting Actor awards went to Tamil actor Bobby Simha for 'Jigarthanda' and Baljinder Kaur for the Haryanvi-language 'Pagdi The Honour'.

'Mary Kom', starring Priyanka Chopra, was named Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

'Haider' scooped several awards including Best Choreography, Music Direction, Costume Design and Male Playback Singer for Sukhwinder Singh.

The National Awards will be handed out by the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on May 3 in New Delhi.

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor will also receive his Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the ceremony.

Here's the complete list of winners:

Best Feature Film:Court (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English)

Best Popular Film for Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Mary Kom

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Asha for Jaoar Majhe

Special Jury Award:Khwada (Marathi)

Best Direction: Srijit Mukherji for Chotushkone (Bengali)

Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Queen

Best Actor: Vijay for Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada)

Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa for Jigarthanda (Tamil)

Best Supporting Actress: Baljinder Kaur for Pagdi The Honour (Haryanavi)

Best Child Actor: Kaakkaa Muttai(Tamil)

Best Female Playback Singer: Uttara Unnikrishanan for Azhagu, Saivam (Tamil)

Best Female Playback Singer: Saivam (Tamil) and Uttara Unnikrishanan (Song: Azhagu)

Best Costume Designer:Haider (Hindi) Dolly Ahluwalia

Best Make-up Artist: Nangaraju & Raju for Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada)

Best Cinematography: Chotushkone (Bengali)

Best Editing: Vivek Harshan for Jigarthanda (Tamil)

Best Production Design: Aparna Raina for Nachom - IA Kumpasar (Konkani)

Best Screenplay Writer (Original): Srijit Mukherji for Chotushkone (Bengali)

Best Screenplay Writer (Adapted) : Joshy Mangalath for Ottal (Malayalam)

Best Dialogues: Vishal Bhardwaj for Haider

Best Lyrics: NA. Muthukumar for Azhagu, Saivam (Tamil)

Best Music Direction Songs:Haider

Best Music Direction Background Score:Nineteen Eighty Three (Malayalam)

Best Audiography - Location Sound Recordist: Mahaveer Sabbanwal for Khwada (Marathi)

Best Audiography - Sound Designer: Anish John for Asha Jaoar Majhe (Bengali)

Best Audiography - Re-recordist of the final mixed track: Anirban Sengupta & Dipankar Chaki for Nirbashito (Bengali)

Best Choreography: Sudesh Bismil, Haider

Best Assamese Film: Othello

Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito

Best Hindi Film:Queen

Best Rabha Film: Orong

Best Haryanvi Film: Pagdi The Honour

Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984

Best Tamil Film: Kuttram Kadithal

Best Telugu Film: Chandamama Kathalu

Best Malayalam Film: Ain

Best Marathi Film: Killa

Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar

Best Kannada Film: Harivu

Best Konkani Film:Nachom - IA Kumpasar

Special Mention: Killa (Marathi)

Best Film on Environment Consevation/Preservation: Ottaal (Malayalam)

Best Educational Film: Komal & Behind the Glass Wall

Best Exploration/ Adventure Film: Life Force - India's Western Ghats

Best Investigative Film:Phum Shang

Best Animation Film:Sound of Joy

Best Short Fiction Film:Mitraa

Best Film on Social Issues:Chotoder Chobi

Best Children's Film:Kaakkaa Muttai (Tamil) & Elizabeth Ekadashi (Marathi)

Best Film Critic: Tanul Thakur

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