Sridevi wins first National Award, posthumously

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Kona Venkat said, "Extremely happy to know that Sridevi garu won the National Award as Best Actress for the film "MOM". "Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum" won the National Award for the Best Malayalam Film and Best Original Screenplay as well. AR Rahman won the National Award for Best Music Direction for Kaatru Veliyidai and for the Background Music for the film Mom. "The best film, hands-down was Rima Das's Village Rockstars".

Parvathy won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress in 2018 for her performance in "Take Off" that released a year ago.

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Another late actor who was awarded was Vinod Khanna who was announced as the victor of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award. The jury comprising of 10 members headed by Shekhar Kapur honoured the best of Indian cinema for the year 2017, which saw a wide range of films. He said, the standard of the regional cinema is world-beating.

Director of the best Marathi film victor "Kaccha Limbu", Prasad Oak, told PTI, "This award is very very special as I have got it for my debut film".

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Telugu film industry's stalwarts are expected to celebrate it through tweets/statements. "I just heard about it is it true? Everyone has been thinking I am a national award winning actress and today it has finally come true", Divya told PTI. Akshay Kumar's "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali: The Conclusion" and Rajkummar Rao starrer "Newton" were few of the Bollywood films which won in different categories. I am thankful to the government for recognising my work. It is my first national award even though everyone thought I had already won a national award. In 2011, he won the award for Best Supporting Actor category.

"Mhorkya", a Marathi film, was adjudged the best children's film, while the best Marathi film award went to "Kaccha Limbu".

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Malayalam movie Aalorukam won the award for the best film on social issues, while Hindi detective thriller Irada emerged as the best film on environment conservation.

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