March 28: The 63rd National Film Awards were announced today and according to reports, Baahubali, Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have emerged early winners.
Director Ramesh Sippy, along with director/actor Satish Kaushik, today handed over the recommendations for the 63rd National Awards for films to the Information and Broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley.
The National Awards for films, which were started as an annual incentive by the Government of India , for the making of artistic, competent and meaningful films have come a long way, to cover the entire national spectrum of Indian Cinema, to judge merit by the highest possible yardstick and to become the most coveted and prestigious awards in the country.
Ramesh Sippy, chaired the 11-member jury for the selection of movies this year.
List of Winners –
Best Film – Baahubali
Best Director – Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
Best Actor – Amitabh Bachchan for Piku
Best Actress – Kangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu 2