07/04/2017 1:07 PM IST | Updated 07/04/2017 1:19 PM IST

Here Is The List Of All The National Award Winners Of 2017

Akshay Kumar won the best actor award for his role in 'Rustom'


The National Awards, often considered the gold standard for award ceremonies in India, were announced earlier today.

And while there were some deserving winners, some choices were admittedly quite surprising.

This year, the jury was headed by filmmaker Priyadarshan, known for making films like Hera Pheri, BhoolBhulaiya, and Garam Masala.

Here is the complete list:

Best Actor: Akshay Kumar for Rustom

Best Actress: Surabhi for Minnaminnungu

Best Director: Rajesh Mapuskar for Ventilator

Best Supporting Actress: Zaira Wasim for Dangal

Best Feature Film: Kasaav (Marathi)

Best Hindi Feature Film: Ram Madhvani's Neerja

Best Gujarati Film: Wrong Side Raju

Best Marathi Film: Dashakriya

Best Bengali Film: Bisarjan

Best Kannada Film: Reservation

Best Malayalam film: Maheshinite Pratikaram

Best Film on social issues: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's Pink

Best Children's film: Nagesh Kukunoor'sDhanak

Best Special Effects: Shivaay

Best Animation: Hum Chitra Banate Hain

Best Educational film: The Waterfalls

Best Environment film: The Tiger Who Crossed the Line

Best Investigative film: Placebo

Best Biographical/Historical reconstruction: Zikr Uss Parivash Ka

Special Mention: The Eyes of Darkness

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