Published: Fri, April 13, 2018
Medicine | By Earnest Bishop

Posthumous national award to Sridevi warms hearts

Posthumous national award to Sridevi warms hearts

Sridevi has been posthumously awarded the Best Actress award for Mom. Sridevi died in February. With a career spanning over 30 years, it makes one thinks if MOM was the movie she deserved a National Award for or where her previous films not worth recognising.

In 2017, Akshay Kumar had won the Best Actor Award for Rustom.

"People reacted very well and I felt good about it", she had said.

On the other hand, Music director AR Rahman has been honoured with two prestigious National Awards for the year 2018.

Newton adjudged as the Best Film in Hindi.

Rima Das' Assamese film "Village Rockstars", about the music aspirations of a village girl, was named the best feature film, besides scoring awards for the best location sound recordist, editing and best child artiste (Bhanita Das).

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Baahubali won the Best Action Film. Parvathy had also won the Kerala State Film Award for her role as an Indian nurse, who works in Iraq, and is held hostage along with her colleagues by terrorists.

Singer Yesudas won the award for Best Playback Singer Male for Poyi. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur headed the jury of the film awards which recognizes talents across cinema in all languages.

Overall, Malayalam cinema dominated the awards this year with films like Bhayanakam and Take Off receiving multiple accolades. Tolet, directed by Chezhiyan won the Best Film in Tamil.

Kannada film "Hebbettu Ramakka" directed by N R Nanjunde Gowda starring Kannada actors Tara and Devaraj bagged the best Kannada film.

The 65th National Film Awards was announced earlier today at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. "My director and co-actors made it so easy for me to act in this film", he said.

Telugu film industry's stalwarts are expected to celebrate it through tweets/statements.

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