63rd national film awards



63rd NATIONAL FILM AWARDS FOR 2015
FEATURE FILMS
S.No.
Name of Award
Name of Film
Awardees
Medal

Citation





& Cash Prize

1.








BEST FEATURE
BAAHUBALI
Producer: SHOBU
Swarna Kamal
An imaginative film and

FILM


YARLAGADDA AND
and





monumental by its production




ARKA








values and cinematic brilliance




MEDIAWORKS (P)
2,50,000/-




in creating a fantasy world on




LTD.
each to






screen.












the Producer and





Director : S.S
Director






RAJAMOULI
(CASH







COMPONENT






TO BE SHARED)

2.








INDIRA
GANDHI
MASAAN
Producer:
Swarna
Kamal
For his perceptive approach

AWARD FOR BEST

PHANTOM FILMS
and

to filmmaking in handling a

DEBUT FILM OF A




layered story of

DIRECTOR

Director : NEERAJ
1,25, 000/-


people caught up changing




GHAYWAN
each to






social and moral values.












the Producer and






Director


3.








BEST
POPULAR
BAJRANGI
Producer: SALMA
Swarna
Kamal
Tackling an important social

FILM
PROVIDING
BHAIJAAN
KHAN,
and



issue in the simple heart-

WHOLESOME

SALMAN KHAN,






warming & entertaining format.

ENTERTAINMENT

ROCKLINE
2,00,000/-







VENKTESH
each to






Director : KABIR
the Producer and





KHAN
Director










4.









NARGIS
DUTT
NANAK SHAH
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
The saga on the life of the

AWARD
FOR
FAKIR
GURBANI MEDIA





great spiritual master

BEST
FEATURE

PVT. LTD.
1,50,000/- each

FILM

ON


to

advocating the values of peace





and harmony.







NATIONAL









the Producer and


INTEGRATION








Director










5.









BEST
FILM
ON
NIRNAYAKAM
Producer: JAIRAJ
Rajat Kamal and
For tackling a relevant and

SOCIAL ISSUES


FILMS
1,50,000/- each
unaddressed issue of





Director : V.K
curtailing freedom of





to

movement for the common





PRAKASH









man due to hartals and






the Producer and






Director

processions.

















6.









BEST
FILM
ON
VALIYA
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A dramatically disturbing

ENVIRONMENT

CHIRAKULLA
ANANTHAKRISHNA


exposition of the ill effects

CONSERVATION/
PAKSHIKAL
PILLAI
1,50,000/- each

of pesticides in North

PRESERVATION



to

Kerala.













Director : DR. BIJU
the Producer and







Director


7.









BEST CHILDREN’S
DURONTO
Producer: CODE
Swarna
Kamal
Story of a child prodigy on his

FILM



RED FILMS
and

undying spirit to achieve the





Director :
1,50,000/-
impossible.











SOUMENDRA
each to







PADHI
the Producer and







Director











8.









BEST DIRECTION
BAJIRAO
DIRECTOR:
Swarna
Kamal
For the masterful handling of




MASTANI
SANJAY LEELA
and

all aspects of the medium of





BANSALI









cinema to weave a tragic love






2,50,000/-






story within a grand historic
















drama.
9.






BEST ACTOR
PIKU
AMITABH
Rajat Kamal and
A delightful, delectable



BACHCHAN
50,000/-
performance of a man who




finally lets himself go, at the










age of seventy.






10.






BEST ACTRESS
TANU WEDS
KANGANA RANAUT
Rajat Kamal and
For her dynamic portrayal of


MANU RETURNS






two contrast characters, laced




50,000/-




with mirth and charm.











11.






BEST
VISAARANAI
SAMUTHIRAKANI
Rajat Kamal and
For the minimalistic yet stark

SUPPORTING







and moving performance as a

ACTOR


50,000/-



cop, caught in a moral










dilemma.






12.






BEST
BAJIRAO
TANVI AZMI
Rajat Kamal and
For her powerful portrayal of a

SUPPORTING
MASTANI





royal widow caught in the

ACTRESS


50,000/-



vortex of love for her son and










commitment to the clan.






13.






BEST CHILD
BEN
GAURAV MENON
Rajat Kamal and
An outstanding performance

ARTIST







on a wide spectrum of




50,000/-




emotions, of a boy going










through great turmoil.






14.






BEST MALE
KATYAR KALIJAT
MAHESH KALE
Rajat Kamal and
A consummate performance in

PLAYBACK
GHUSLI
SONG: ARUNI

the best of Hindustani musical

SINGER

KIRANI
50,000/-
traditions.











15.





BEST FEMALE
DUM LAGA KE
MONALI THAKUR
Rajat Kamal and
A delightful and soulful
PLAYBACK
HAISA



rendition of a song of love.
SINGER


SONG: MOH MOH
50,000/-




KE DHAGE








16.





BEST
BAJIRAO

SUDEEP
Rajat Kamal and
For bringing about an
CINEMATOGRAPHY
MASTANI

CHATTERJEE
50,000/-
outstanding visual dynamics,




depicting the grand interiors of




each




palaces and vast landscapes










with an artistic interplay of





light & shadows.






17.




For effortless movement of the
BEST




plot structure, and natural
SCREENPLAY




repartees which happens in a





i) Screenplay
PIKU

JUHI CHATURVEDI
Rajat Kamal and
delightful love/ hate

relationship of a father and
Writer (Original):



50,000/-

AND

AND

daughter.





TANU
WEDS
HIMANSHU
Rajat Kamal and
The writer’s interpretation of

MANU RETURN
SHARMA
50,000/-
love story set in a small town,





becomes populated with




(CASH
interesting characters and




COMPONENT




their dialogues and dialects.




TO BE SHARED)





ii) Screenplay
TALVAR
VISHAL BHARDWAJ Rajat Kamal and
The dramatic structure
Writer (Adapted) :

50,000/-



devised by this writer



effectively mirrors the tragedy



of a family when their daughter



is found murdered.







For effortless movement of the

iii)
Dialogues :
PIKU

JUHI CHATURVEDI
Rajat Kamal and
plot structure, and natural




AND

AND
50,000/-
repartees which happens in a





delightful love/ hate












TANU
WEDS
HIMANSHU
Rajat Kamal and
relationship of a father and



MANU RETURN
SHARMA
50,000/-
daughter.








(CASH
The writer’s
interpretation of






COMPONENT
love story set in a small town,






TO BE SHARED)
becomes
populated
with







interesting
characters
and







their dialogues and dialects.
18.










BEST








AUDIOGRAPHY








i)
Location Sound
TALWAR

SANJAY KURIAN
Rajat Kamal and
For capturing the natural


Recordist



50,000/-
voices, with all its nuances






predominantly of characters














undergoing great stress.


ii)
Sound Designer
BAJIRAO

BISHWADEEP
Rajat Kamal and
Creating a rich aural tapestry,



MASTANI

CHATTERJEE






evoking the romantic moods






50,000/-
















and heroic tension


iii)
Re-recordist of
BAJIRAO

JUSTIN JOSE
Rajat Kamal and
Perfect blend of the ambiences

the final mixed track
MASTANI


50,000/-
ranging from royal palace








interiors to war fronts.











19.






BEST EDITING
VISAARANAI
LATE KISHORE T.E
Rajat Kamal and
Maintaining the momentum




50,000/-
and edginess of the plot




progression of police










interrogation, with innovative





editing techniques.






20.






BEST
BAJIRAO
SHRIRAM
Rajat Kamal and
For the inventive use of

PRODUCTION
MASTANI
IYENGAR, SALONI



spaces, props and set

DESIGN

DHATRAK AND
50,000/-


decoration to provide a



SUJEET SAWANT





dramatic setting for a grand




(CASH




historical spectacle.




COMPONENT




TO BE SHARED)







21.






BEST COSTUME
NANAK SHAH
PAYAL SALUJA
Rajat Kamal and
An imaginative use of colours,

DESIGNER
FAKIR





design and textures to




50,000/-




recreate costumes for a host










of characters, of an era, from





different cultures and





continents.






22.






BEST MAKE-UP
NANAK SHAH
PREETISHEEL G
Rajat Kamal and
Creating detailed appearances,

ARTIST
FAKIR
SINGH AND

and meticulous ‘ageing’



CLOVER
50,000/-
technique to a wide range of



WOOTTON





historic characters.




(CASH









COMPON





ENT TO





BE





SHARED)

23.







BEST MUSIC
ENNU NINTE
M JAYACHANDRAN
Rajat Kamal and
Creating a haunting melodic

DIRECTION
MOIDEEN


composition, that resonates

a)
Songs

SONG:KAATHIRUN
50,000/-
the tragic love story










NU KAATHIRUNNU



b)
Background
THAARAI
ILAIYARAAJA
Rajat Kamal and
For effectively using folk


Score




THAPPATTAI


musical instruments and




50,000/-





melodies, to give a harmonic












layer of meaning to the world






of the characters.







24.







BEST LYRICS
DUM LAGA KE
VARUN GROVER
Rajat Kamal and
For the fresh simple array of



HAISA
SONG: MOH MOH
50,000/-
metaphors, in the form of a




song, expressing love.




KE DHAGE














25.







SPECIAL JURY
MARGARITA WITH
KALKI KOCHLIN
Rajat Kamal and
For the realistic performance

AWARD
STRAW

2,00,000/-
as a young woman afflicted





with cerebral palsy.













26.







BEST

BAJIRAO
REMO D’SOUZA
Rajat Kamal and
For creating enchanting

CHOREOGRAPHY
MASTANI
SONG: DEEW ANI
50,000/-
moves that expresses anguish




of love, defying social barriers,




MASTANI






resonating the core theme of












the film.







27.








BEST SPECIAL
BAAHUBALI

V. SRINIVAS
Rajat Kamal and
For creating breath-taking


EFFECT


MOHAN
50,000/-
special effects which bring out






the emotional and dramatic














upheavals of the story.








28.








BEST FEATURE FILM IN EACH OF THE LANGUAGE SPECIFIED IN THE SCHEDULE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION








a)








BEST ASSAMESE
KOTHANODI

Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A stylised, poetic film inter-


FILM


ANURUPA

weaving four folk stories,





HAZARIKA
1,00,000/-
evoking the terrifying






each






undercurrents of human mind





Director :







as depicted in folk mythology.





BHASKAR
to the Producer





HAZARIKA
and Director









b)








BEST BENGALI
SHANKHACHIL

Producer: NIDEAS
Rajat Kamal and
An evocative story that


FILM


CREATIONS &

highlights the theme of





PRODUCTIONS
1,00,000/- each
suffering humanity, divided by





PVT LTD.







national borders.






to the Producer





Director :
and Director






GOUTAM GHOSE







.









c)









BEST HINDI FILM
DUM LAGA KE

Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A sweet and resonant film set



HAISHA

MANEESH

in Haridwar and challenges the





SHARMA & YASH
1,00,000/- each
middle class prejudices in





RAJ FILMS







choosing a bride.






to the Producer





Director : SHARAT
and Director




KATARIYA






(CASH





COMPONENT





TO BE SHARED)







d)






BEST KANNADA
THITHI
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A striking and realistically

FILM

PRSPCTVS




charming portrayal of life in a



PRODUCTIONS
1,00,000/- each



village, told in the idiom of



PVT LTD.





comedy and surrealism.




to the Producer



Director : RAAM
and Director




REDDY


e)






BEST KONKANI
ENEMY
Producer: A
Rajat Kamal and
A powerful film about a

FILM

DURGA PRASAD
1,00,000/- each
soldier’s plight, caught up in




the legal entanglement trying



Director: DINESH





to safeguard his property.



P. BHONSLE
to the Producer




and Director

f)






BEST MALAYALAM
PATHEMARI
Producer: ALLENS
Rajat Kamal and
Artistically narrated saga of

FILM

MEDIA
1,00,000/- each
two generations of Malayali




workers who migrated to the



Director: SALIM





gulf for livelihood, told



AHAMED
to the Producer




and Director
through the poignant story of




one man.





g)






BEST MARATHI
RINGAN
Producer: MY
Rajat Kamal and
A heart rending survival story

FILM

ROLE MOTION




of a father-son duo, who



PICTURES
1,00,000/- each



decide to fight and live rather








Director:
to the Producer
than end their lives, in the



MAKARAND MANE
and Director
background of farmer suicides





in Maharashtra.
h)






BEST ODIYA FILM
PAHADA RA LUHA
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
Chronicles 25 years of the life



MOHAPATRA





of innocent tribals of Odisha,



MOVIE MAGIC
1,00,000/- each








PVT. LTD.

in the backdrop of the massive




Director:
to the Producer
political transformations and




and Director
maoist insurgency.




SABYASACHI











MOHAPATRA



i)







BEST PUNJABI
CHAUTHI KOOT
Producer: NFDC &
Rajat Kamal and
Effectively captures the sense


FILM

KARTIKEYA SINGH





of fear psychosis and tension





1,00,000/- each





during the times of insurgency




Director:






in Punjab.




GURVINDER
to the Producer




SINGH
and Director











VISAARANAI
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A gripping drama about the
j)

BEST TAMIL FILM

WUNDERBAR




atrocities thrust on by the




FILMS
1,00,000/- each




police on innocent citizens,










Director: VETRI
to the Producer
based on a true story.




MAARAN
and Director









k)







BEST TELUGU FILM
KANCHE
Producer: Y.
Rajat Kamal and
Barriers of caste and




RAJEEV REDDY






conventions breaks down as





1,00,000/- each





this romantic period drama




Director: RADHA






unveils it magic.




KRISHNA
to the Producer




JAGARLAMUDI
and Director





(KRISH)



l)







BEST SANSKRIT
PRIYAMANASAM
Producer: BABY
Rajat Kamal and
An artistic and culturally


FILM

MATHEW





vibrant portrayal of the mind of




SOMATHEERAM
1,00,000/- each




a poet during the time he










Director: VINOD
to the Producer
creates his masterpiece




MANKARA
and Director
Nalacharitam.








m)







BEST MAITHILI
MITHILA MAKHAAN
Producer: NEETU
Rajat Kamal and
A back-to- the-roots story told


FILM

CHANDRA &

with great sincerity, about a




SAMIR KUMAR
1,00,000/- each




courageous youthful rescue





effort, happening in Bihar.



Director: NITIN
to the Producer




CHANDRA
and Director

n)






BEST MIZO FILM
KIMA’S LODE
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
An adventurous coming-of-age


BEYOND THE
CHILDREN’S FILM

story of a boy, set in the


CLASS
SOCIETY
1,00,000/- each
pristine environments of



Director: ZUALAA
to the Producer
Mizoram.



CHHANGTE
and Director

o)






BEST MANIPURI
EIBUSU
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
A moving film about the

FILM
YAOHANBIYU
YUNMAN HITALAR

victory of a differently-abled



(NETA) SINGH
1,00,000/- each
boy’s attempt to join a football



Director:
to the Producer
team.



MAIPAKSANA
and Director




HAORONGBAM


29.






BEST FEATURE FILM IN EACH OF THE LANGUAGE SPECIFIED OTHER THAN SCHEDULE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION






a)






BEST WANCHO
THE HEAD
Producer: SPLASH
Rajat Kamal and
A cinematic contemplation on

FILM
HUNTER
FILMS PRIVATE

the lives of the Wancho tribe,



LIMITED
1,00,000/- each
regarding the balance required in





modernising tribal environment,



Director:
to the Producer
while intruding and displacing



NILANJAN DATTA
and Director
their lifestyles.






b)






BEST HARYANVI
SATRANGI
Producer: PUNAM
Rajat Kamal and


FILM

DESWAL SHARMA

The film earnestly tries to




1,00,000/- each
address the social issue of



Director:

neglect of the girl child in the



SUNDEEP
to the Producer
state of Haryana and the eventual



SHARMA
and Director
empowering of the girl.






c)






BEST KHASI FILM
ONAATAH
Producer: POMU
Rajat Kamal and
A sensitive portrayal of a rape



DAS- MARJINA

victim in the course of her



KURBAH
1,00,000/- each
revival, in the healing



Director: PRADIP

background of the tribal setting.



to the Producer




KURBAH
and Director







g)






BEST BODO FILM
DAU
Producer:
Rajat Kamal and
An honest attempt to


HUDUNI METHAI
SHANKARLAL

document the dilemma of the



GOENKA
1,00,000/- each
common man, helplessly



Director: MANJU

victimised during the times of



BORAH
to the Producer




and Director
insurgency in the north east.











30.
SPECIAL MENTION










a)
SPECIAL MENTION
SAIRAT
RINKU RAJGURU
CERTIFICATE
For her effective portrayal of a





lively girl who defies societal





norms but ultimately has to





face the wrath of her family.






b)






SPECIAL MENTION
SU SU SUDHI
JAYASURYA
CERTIFICATE
For his inventive and heartfelt


VATHMEEKAM


performance in varied roles.


&









LUKKA CHUPPI



c)






SPECIAL MENTION
IRUDHI SUTTRU
RITIKA SINGH
CERTIFICATE
For her gutsy performance of a





boxer in the making.






In case award being shared between two films or more than one director the cash component would be shared.
The awardees have been listed as per the entry forms received and Credit Titles of the submitted films.
1
63rd NATIONAL FILM AWARDS FOR THE YEAR 2015
NON-FEATURE FILMS
S.No.
Name of Award
Name of Film
Awardee
Medal & Cash
Citation




Prize

1.
BEST NON FEATURE
Amdavad Ma
Producer:
SWARNA
The kites soar high bringing alive the

FILM
Famous
Akanksha Tewari
KAMAL
colours of the land.



& Arya A. Menon
&





1,50,000/-





each to the




Director: Hardik
Producer &




Mehta
Director







2.
BEST DEBUT FILM
Daaravtha
Producer:

A stepping stone towards reinventing

OF A DIRECTOR

Nishantroy
RAJAT KAMAL
the age old shackles of society.



Bombarde
&





75,000/- each to




Director:
the Producer &




Nishantroy
Director




Bombarde








3.
BEST
Aoleang
Producer: Maulana
RAJAT KAMAL
Watering the roots to hold onto the

ANTHROPOLOGICAL

Abul Kalam Azad
&
ethos and history of the land and its

/

Institute of Asian
50,000/- each to
people.

ETHNOGRAPHIC

Stuidies
the Producer




FILM


&




Director: Ranajit
50,000/-




Ray
Director

1





2
4.
BEST
Life in
Producer:
RAJAT KAMAL
Philosophical images of life and

BIOGRAPHICAL/
Metaphors: A
Reelism Film
&
beyond.

HISTORICAL
Portrait of

50,000/- each to


RECONSTRUCTION
Girish
Director: O.P
the Producer &



Kasaravalli
Shrivastava
Director







5.
BEST ARTS
1. A Far
Producer: Piramal

1. Breathing life into the canvas

/CULTURAL FILM
Afternoon- A
Art Foundation

to articulate and assimilate.


Painted Saga






Director: Sruti





Harihara
RAJAT KAMAL




Subramanian
&





50,000/- each to





the Producer &



And
And
Director*
And




(Cash Component



2. Yazhpanam
Producer:
to be shared)
2. Crossing over the boundaries to


Thedchanamo
Siddhartha

resurrect the art of Tavil.


orthy -Music
Productions




Beyond





Boundaries
Director: Amshan





Kumar








6.
BEST PROMOTIONAL
Weaves of
Producer:
RAJAT KAMAL
Strengthening the fabric of age old

FILM (to cover tourism,
Maheshwar
Storyloom Films
&
practices with newer threads.

exports, crafts, industry


50,000/- each to


etc)

Director: Keya
the Producer &




Vaswani & Nidhi
Director




Kamath








2





3
7.
BEST
1. The Man
Producer: Rajiv



ENVIRONMENT FILM
who Dwarfed
Mehrotra, PSBT

1. An urge to embrace for a better

INCLUDING
the Mountains


habitat.

AGRICULTURE

Director: Ruchi
RAJAT KAMAL




Shrivastava &
&




Sumit Sunderlal
50,000/- each to




Khanna
the Producer &





Director*



And
And

And




(Cash Component





to be shared)



2. God On
Producer:

2. Rediscovering the distances between


The Edge
Elements Picture

man and the wild.



Studio





Director: Ashok





Patel


8.
BEST FILM ON
Auto Driver
Director: Longjam
RAJAT KAMAL


SOCIAL ISSUES

Meena Devi
&





50,000/- each
Kick-starting a courageous drive.



Producer:
Producer &




Oinam Doren &
Director




Longjam Meena





Devi








3
4
9.
BEST EDUCATIONAL
Paywat
Producer:
RAJAT KAMAL
A walk through on a winning path.

FILM

Mithunchandra
&




Chaudhari
50,000/- each to





the Producer &




Director: Nayana
Director




Dolas &





Mithunchandra





Chaudhari








10.
BEST EXPLORATION/
Dribbling
Producer: N.
RAJAT KAMAL
Sporting determination against an

ADVENTURE FILM
with their
Dinesh Raj Kumar
&
uphill journey.

(TO INCLUDE
Future
& Mathew
50,000/- each


SPORTS)

Varghese
to the Producer &





Director




Director: Jacob





Varghese


11.
BEST
Tezpur 1962
Producer: Films
RAJAT KAMAL
Lost in the mist of time – an attempt to

INVESTIGATIVE

Division
&
trace the untold…

FILM


50,000/- each to




Director: Samujjal
the Producer &




Kashyap
Director

12.
BEST ANIMATION
Fisherwoman
Producer: Nilima
RAJAT KAMAL
To dream a dream through lines and

FILM
and TukTuk
Eriyat
&
strokes.




50,000/- each to




Director: Suresh
the Producer,




Eriyat
Director &





Animator




Animator: Studio





Eeksaurus





Productions Private





Limited








4





5
13.
SPECIAL JURY
In Search of
Producer: Films
RAJAT KAMAL
Fading colours of the twilight of an era.

AWARD
Fading
Division
&



Canvas

50,000/- each to




Director: Manohar
the Producer &




Singh Bisht
Director

14.
BEST SHORT
Aushadh
Producer: Amol
RAJAT KAMAL
An untiring effort to stay humane.

FICTION FILM

Deshmukh
&





50,000/- each




Director: Amol
to the Producer &




Deshmukh
Director

15.
BEST FILM ON
Best Friends
Producer: Syed
RAJAT KAMAL
Reclaiming strained chords.

FAMILY VALUES
Forever
Sultan Ahmed
&




(Edumedia India
50,000/- each to




Pvt. Ltd.)
the Producer &





Director




Director: Sandeep





Modi


16.
BEST DIRECTION
Kamuki
Director: Christo
SWARNA
A sensitive portrayal of a young



Tomy
KAMAL
woman’s determination to uphold her




&
dignity against odds.




1,50,000/-

17.
BEST
Benaras- The
Cameraperson:
RAJAT KAMAL
Poetry of visuals leaving a lasting

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Unexplored
Amartya
&
imprint.


Attachments
Bhattacharyya
50,000/- to





Cameraperson

18.
BEST
Edpa Kana
Audiographer:
RAJAT KAMAL
Soulful sound amidst silence –

AUDIOGRAPHY

Moumita Roy
&
differences made audible.




50,000/-







19.
BEST EDITING
Breaking Free
Editor: Pravin
RAJAT KAMAL
An orchestrated cuts and curves to



Angre and Sridhar
&
depict the hardship of the oppressed.



Rangayan
50,000/- *





to Editor

5





6




(Cash Component






to be shared)








20.
BEST MUSIC
A Far
Aravind - Shankar
RAJAT KAMAL
Harmony of notes enhancing the brush


Afternoon- A

&
strokes breathing life through the


Painted Saga

50,000/- *
canvas.





(Cash Component











to be shared)








21.
BEST NARRATION/
1. Mala Laj
1. Narrator:

1. The rich baritone of the narrative

VOICE OVER
Watat Nahai
Harish Bhimani

underlines the plight of the
under




RAJAT KAMAL
privileged.





&











50,000/-*




And
And

And











(Cash Component




2. Arangile
2. Narrator:
to be shared)
2. The rich history of voice
artistry


Nithya
Aliyaar




enhancing the narrative of a
living


Vismayam






legend.



Guru











Chemancherr






y






Kunhiraman






Nair




22.
SPECIAL MENTION
1. The
Director: Arun

1. The twists and turns of a distorted


Chameleon
Shankar
CERTIFICATE
mind.









And
And

And









2. Amma
Director: Neelan

2. The rich tapestry of an era of











struggle seen through the eyes of the







6






7





protagonist.


And
And

And



Director: Varun

3. Conglomeration of sense and


3. Syaahi
Tandon




sensibilities depicted through the










innocence of a young mind.






In case award being shared between two films or more than one director the cash component would be shared.
The awardees have been listed as per the entry forms received and Credit Titles of the submitted films.
7
1
63rd National Film Awards, 2015
Best Writing on Cinema
Best Book on Cinema
Title of the Book
Author
Publisher

Citation




DR. RAJAKUMAR
Swarna Kamal and
Swarna Kamal
Doddahulluru Rukkoji’s work is an encyclopaedic
SAMAGRA CHARITHRE
Rs 75000/- to the
and Rs 75000/-
study into the life and career of one of India’s


Author:
to
the
greatest screen legends Dr Rajkumar. The 15 year

DODDAHULLURU
Publisher:

research behind the writing of this double volume

RUKKOJI
PREETI

makes it a valuable resource for scholars, students





PUSTAKA

and cinephiles of today and tomorrow.


PRAKASHANA



Special Mention
Title of the Book
Author
Citation



Forgotten Masters of
Only Certificate :
Satish Chopra’s book is an anecdotal and affectionate insight that
Hindi Cinema
Satish Chopra
brings to life the early maestros of Hindi film music. Written from


the perspective of a lifelong music lover, its effervescence engages


and makes one fall in love with the classics again.



2
Best Film Critic
Name of the Critic
Citation


Swarna Kamal and Rs
Meghachandra Kongbom interprets the world of Indian cinema for his readers in
75000/- to the Critic:
Manipuri. His lucid understanding and love for cinema makes him the ideal “Film
MEGHACHANDRA KONGBAM
Whisperer” in Manipur, where access to Indian films is often limited.


In case award being shared between two or more than one the cash component would be shared.
The awardees have been listed as per the entry forms received.

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