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National Film Awards Distribution Ceremony 2011

Mumbai, September 8, 2011: National Film Awards Function will be held on september 9, 2011.

President of India will give away the awards to the declared winners in the function to be held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

 K Dhanush – First time National Award Winner for the film ‘Aadukalam’ (Tamil).  The actor who is also Rajnikant’s son-in-law would be given a Rajat Kamal and Rs.50,000/- cash.

   Salim Kumar – for the film ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ (Malayalam) in which he has played a protagonist in serious role for the first time. He has been awarded the a Rajat Kamal and Rs.50000/- cash.

     Mitalee Jagtap Varadkar - for the film ‘Baboo Band Baaja’ (Marathi). She has been awarded a Rajat Kamal and Rs.50000/- (sharing).

     Saranya Ponvannan - for the film ‘Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru’ (Tamil). She has been awarded a Rajat Kamal and Rs.50000/- (sharing).

   For the Category of Best Feature Film, ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ (Malayalam) film Produced by Shri Salim Ahamad and Ashraf Bedi, have been given the Swarn Kamal and Rs.2,50,000/- each.

        The film ‘Aadukalam’ has  won 6 Awards in various categories:
Best Director to Vetri Maaran
Best Actor to K.Dhanush
Best Screenplay (Original) to Vetri Maaran
Best Editing to T.E Kishore
Best Choreography to V.Dinesh Kumar
Special Mention to V.I.S Jayapalan, who is a Sri Lankan actor

      The film ‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ has  won 4 Awards:
Best Feature Film
Best Actor to Salim Kumar
Best Cinematography to Madhu Ambat
Best Music direction to Issac Thomas Kottukapally

        The film ‘Ishqiya’ has won 4 Awards:
Best Audiography – Location Sound Recordist to Kaamod Kharade
Best Audiography – Re-recordist of the final mixed track to Debajit Changmai
Best Music Direction – Music Director to Vishal Bhardwaj
Best Female Playback Singer – to Rekha Bhardwaj.

      The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2010 will be conferred to Shri K.  Balachander, the veteran film maker.  

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