Bollywood was a big winner at the 63rd National Film Awards. Amitabh Bachchan won Best Actor for Piku. Kangana Ranaut won the Best Actress for Tanu Weds Manu Returns. Baahubali has won Best Feature Film. Sanjay Leela Bhansali got the Best Director for Bajirao Mastani while Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan won the Best Wholesome Family Entertainer award. Dum Laga Ke Haisha got the Best Hindi Film award. Kalki Koechlin was awarded the special jury award for Margarita With A Straw. Neeraj Ghyawan won Best Debut Director Award for Masaan. Bollywood got busy on Twitter congratulating the winners.
Rajkummar Rao: “@SrBachchan Big Big Congratulations sir. Thank you for inspiring us for all these years. #BestActor #NationalAwards”
Sangeeth Sivan: “Congrats sir @SrBachchan for the award — thoroughly enjoyed the film & your performance :) #NationalAwards”
Karan Johar: “So proud to be associated with #Baahubali ...the national award validation for truly the best film of the year! @ssrajamouli. And the Legend is awarded...amit uncle is an unbelievable tour de force...#piku...#nationalaward...@SrBachchan...huge congratulations!!”
Ram Gopal Varma: “Congratulations to all the jury members of the National Awards committee for them getting Bahubali. Bahubali dint get National Award ...It’s the National Award which got Bahubali ..My congrats to the awards committee.”
Bahubali dint get National Award ...It's the National Award which got Bahubali ..My congrats to the awards committee— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) March 28, 2016