Yesterday on 19 May 2011, Thursday, the list of 58th Bollywood National Film Awards was announced. Dabangg, the Salman Khan movie was awarded for most entertaining the audience. Actress Sonakshi Sinha was surprised and said that she is very happy and added ‘Kamaal ho gaya’. Salim Khan on this said that the credit for this film goes to the whole team and his family. Ishqiya got 4 awards.
Tollywood was not able to keep itself away from the winning ceremony. Aadukalam, a tamil movie was selected in top 6 categories. It also gave the trophies to its director Vetrimaran, who also got Best Original Screenplay. TE Kishore was selected as Best Editor, Dinesh Kumar- best choreographer, Dhaush as Best Actor and V.I.S. Jayaraman were mentioned specially. Adaminte Makan Abu, a Malayalam film got 4 grants and Salim Kumar was named as Best Actor for this film. He said that he is not able to express his happiness on this achievement.
Tollywood got total of 14 honors, including the Best Actress for Saranya Ponvannan for Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru that also grabbed Vairamuthu the best lyricist and was named as the best movie.
The filmmaker of Bollywood JP Dutta was not able to pronounce the names of south side directors, actors and actresses and said that he is very sorry for this and will take care of this in the future. He admitted that he should have practiced to call the correct names before coming on the stage.
58 National Film Awards Winners
Best Wholesome Entertainer of Year – Dabangg
Best Actress – Tamil actress Saranya and Marathi actress Mitalee Jagtap Paradhar
Best Actor – Dhanush for Aadukalam & Salim Kumar for Adaminte Makan Abu
Best Hindi Movie – Do Dooni Chaar
Best Film – Adaminte Makan Abu
Best Female Playback Singer – Rekha Bhardwaj for Ishqiya
Best Director – Vetrimaaran for ‘Aadukalam’
Best Male Playback Singer – Suresh Wadkar
Best Special Effects – Enthiran, Robot
Best Re-Recordist of Final Mixed Track – Debajit Changmai
Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam actress Sukumari
Best Music – Vishal Bharadwaj for Ishqiya
Best Sci & Tech Film – Heart to Heart
Best Art & Culture Film – Leaving Home (Indian Ocean Film)
Best Cinematographer – Madhu Ambattu has won award for Adaminte Makan Abu.
Best Audiography Location Sound Recordist – Kamod Karade (Ishqiya)
Best Investigative Film – K R Manoj’s ‘A Pestering Journey’ on Endosulfan victims
Special Jury Award – Mee Sindhutai Sakpal
Best Production Design – Sabu Cyril for Enthiran
Best Sports Film National Award – Boxing Ladies
Best film on social issues – Champions
Best Children’s Movie – Hejjegalu
Best English Movie – Memories in March
Best Kannada Film – Putukarna Highway
Best Marathi Movie – Mana Ayi Vacha