62nd National Film Awards: Twin wins for Queen Kangana Ranaut

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 06, 2015 19:00 IST

Vikas Bahl's Queen has been named the Best Hindi film at the 62nd National Film Awards. Kangana Ranaut has been adjudged the Best Actress for her performance in Queen. Kangana has earlier won the Best Supporting Actress award for Fashion in 2008.

Court has been declared the Best Feature film. Kannada actor Vijay won the Best Actor for Nanu Avanalla Avalu while Bengali director Srijit Mukherji won the Best Director award for Chotushkone.

The Supporting Actor awards was begged by Tamil actor Bobby Simha for Jigarthanda and Baljinder Kaur for Haryanvi film Pagdi - The Honour.

Mary Kom was named the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

Haider turned out to be the winner of several awards including Best Choreography, Music Direction, Costume Design and Male Playback Singer for Sukhwinder Singh.

Killa was named Best Marathi Film while Harivu was declared the Best Kannada Film.

Nirbashito won the same award in Bengali Film category.

Here is the complete list of winners

Best Hindi Film: Queen

Best Assamese Film: Othello

Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito

Best Kannada Film: Harivu

Best Konkani Film: Nachom - IA Kumpasar


A still from Bengali film Chatushkone

Best Malayalam Film: Ain

Best Marathi Film: Killa

Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar

Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984

Best Tamil Film: Kuttram Kadithal

Best Telugu Film: Chandamama Kathalu

Best Rabha Film: Orong

Best Haryanvi Film: Pagdi The Honour

Best Music Direction:

Songs - Haider (Hindi)

Background Score - Nineteen Eighty Three (Malayalam)

Best Choreography: Bismil for Haider

Special Mention:

Ain (Malayalam)

Nachom - IA Kumpasar (Konkani)

Killa (Marathi)

Bhootnath Returns (Hindi)

Best Educational Film: Komal and 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 Critic: Tanul Thakur

Best Writing on Cinema : Silent Cinema: (1895-1930)- Pasupuleti Purnachandra Rao

Best Writing on Cinema : G. Dhananjayan for Pride of Tamil Cinema(Special Mention)

Best Costume Designer: Dolly Ahluwalia for Haider


A still from Tamil from Jigarthanda

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

Best Male Playback Singer: Haider (Hindi) Sukhwinder Singh (Song: Bismil)

Best Actress Queen (Hindi) Kangana Ranaut

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

Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa for Jigarthanda (Tamil)

Best Actor: Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada) Vijay

Best Direction: Chotushkone (Bengali) Srijit Mukherji

Best Film On Environment Conservation/Preservation: Ottaal (Malayalam)

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Mary Kom


A still from Hindi film Mary Kom

Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director: Asha Jaoar Majhe (Bengali)

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

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