60th National Film Awards for the year 2012 Announced on 18th March 2013
The prestigious 60th National Film Awards for the year 2012 were announced in New Delhi in a joint Press Conference addressed by the Chairpersons of the three juries, Shri Basu Chatterjee for Feature Films, Ms. Aruna Raje for Non-Feature Films and Shri Swapan Mullick for Best Writing on Cinema on Monday (18th March 2013).
60th National Film Awards Announced on: March 18, 2013
60th National Film Awards will be presented on: May 3, 2013
60th National Film Awards Official website: http://dff.nic.in
The top honour in the feature film category goes to Paan Singh Tomar (Hindi) produced by UTV Software communications Ltd. and directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia .
In non-feature film category, the top honour Best Film goes to Shepherds of Paradise (Gojri & Urdu) produced and directed by Raja Shabir Khan.
In Best Writing on Cinema section, the book Silent Cinema in India – A Pictorial Journey (English) written by B.D. Garga and published by Harper Collins Publisher India has bagged the top honour, whereas Shri P.S. Radhakrishnan has been declared the Best film Critic.
In the Feature Film category, a total of 38 films from 14 languages have been selected for the 60th National Awards in 14 languages.
60th National Film Award winners List (Feature films)
60th National Film Award winners List (Non-Feature films)
60th National Film Award winners List (Best writing on cinema)
60th National Film Awards – Golden Lotus (Swarna Kamal) Award winners
|Name of Award||Name of Film(s)||Awardee(s)||Cash Prize|
|Best Feature Film||Paan Singh Tomar (Hindi)||Producer: UT V Soft war e Communications Lt d.Director : Tigmanshu Dhulia||2,50,000to Each|
|Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film OF A Director||Chittagong (Hindi)&
101 Chodiyangal (Malayalam)
|Producer : Bedabrata PainDirector : Bedabrata Pain
Producer : Thomas Kottackkakom
Director : Siddhartha Siva
|125,000 to Each|
|Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment||Vicky Donor (Hindi)&
Ustad Hotel (Malayalam)
|Producer : Sunil Lulla, John Abraham , Ronnie Lahiri & Ram MirchandaniDirector : Shoojit Sircar
Producer : Listin Stephen
Director : Anwar Rasheed
|Best Children’s Film||Dekh Indian Circus (Hindi)||Producer : Mahaveer JainDirector : Mangesh Hadawale||150,000to Each|
|Best Animation Film||Delhi Safari (Hindi)||Producer : Anupama Patil & Kishor PatilDirector : Nikhil Advani
Animator : Rafique Shaikh
|Best Direction||Dhag (Marathi)||Shivaji Lotan Patil||250,000|
|Best Non Feature Film||Shepherds of Paradise (Gojri & Urdu )||Producer :Raja Shabir KhanDirector : Raja Shabir Khan||1,50,000to Each|
|Best Direction||Kaatal ( Marathi )||Vikrant Pawar||1,50,000|
BEST WRITING ON CINEMA
|Best Book On Cinema||Name of Book: Silent Cinema in India -A Pictorial Journey||Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers IndiaAuthor: B D Ga rga||7 5 ,0 00to Each|
|BEST FILM CRITIC||P S Radhakrishnan||7 5 ,0 00|