Ayushmann Khurrana, Keerthy Suresh, Vicky Kaushal bag the top honours at 66th National Film Awards

Actors Ayushmann Khurrana, Keerthy Suresh and Vicky Kaushal bagged the top honours at the 66th National Film Awards held on 23 December in Delhi. Khurrana won the award in the Best Actor category for his film Andhadhun. Kaushal also won in the same category for his film Uri: The Surgical Strike. Suresh won in the Best Actress category for her film Mahanati which also won the Best Telugu Film Award.

The National Award for Best Feature Film was given to Gujarati film Hellaro whereas Andhadhun won the award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. Veteran actor Surkeha Sikri won the Best Supporting Actress Award for Badhaai Ho while Swanand Kirkire won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his Marathi film Chumbak.


Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Dada Saheb Phalke award but he could not attend the ceremony as he was suffering from fever and was not allowed to travel. The awards were presented by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

The complete list of winners:

Best Feature Film – Hellaro (Gujarati)

Best Director – Aditya Dhar for Uri (Hindi)

Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director – Sudhakar Reddy Yakanti for Naal (Marathi)

Best Actress – Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati (Telugu)

Best Actor – Ayushmann Khurrana (AndhaDhun) and Vicky Kaushal (Uri)

Supporting Actress – Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho (Hindi)

Supporting Actor – Swanand Kirkire for Chumbak (Marathi)

Best Child Artiste – P V Rohith (Ondalla Eradalla), Sameep Singh (Harjeeta), Talha Arshad Resi (Hamid), Shrinivas Pokale (Naal)

Best Children’s Film – Sarkari Area Prathamika Shaale Kasaragod

Nargis Dutt Award For Best Film On National Integration – Ondalla Eradalla (Kannada)

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment – Badhaai Ho (Hindi)

Best Film On Environmental Conservation – Paani (Marathi)

Best Film on Social Issues – PadMan (Hindi)

Special Mention – Sruthi Hariharan (Nathicharami), Chandrachud Rai, Joju George (Joseph), Savithri Sreedharan (Sudani From Nigeria)

Best Rajasthani Film – Turtle

Best Marathi Film – Bhonga

Best Tamil Film – Baaram

Best Hindi Film – AndhaDhun

Best Urdu Film – Hamid

Best Bengali Film – Ek Je Chhilo Raja

Best Malayalam Film – Sudani From Nigeria

Best Telugu Film – Mahanati


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