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National Film Award Winners, 2016

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment ------------- Sathamanam Bhavathi

Best stunt choreography ------------- Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)

Best Children’s Film ------------- Dhanak (Hindi)

Best Film on social issue ------------- Pink

Best Direction ------------- Rajesh (Ventilator)

Best Actor ------------- Akhay Kumar (Rustom)

Best Actress ------------- Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)

Best Supporting Actress ------------- Zaira Wasim (Dangal)

Best Child Artist ------------- Adhish Praveen (Kunju Daivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)

Best Male Playback Singer ------------- Sundara Iyer (Joker)

Best Female Playback Singer ------------- Thume jaake

Best Screenplay (original) ------------- Syam Pushkaran (Maheshinte Prathikaram)

Best Screenplay (adapted) ------------- Sanjay Krishnaji patel (Dashakriya)

Best Editing ------------- Rameshwar Ventilator

Sound designer ------------- Jayadevan (Kaadu Pookunna Neram)

Best production design ------------- 24

Best Costume Designer ------------- Sachin (Marathi film)

Best Environmental film including agriculture ------------- The Tiger who crossed the line

Best Make-up Artist ------------- MK Ramakrishna

Best Music Direction ------------- Babu Padmanabha (Kannada Lama)

Special Mention ------------- Kadvi Hawa Mukthi bhava (Hindi)

Special Jury award ------------- Mohanlal for Pulimurugan, Janatha Garage and Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol

Best feature films in regional languages ------------- Madipur (Tulu), Joker (Tamil), Wrongside Raju (Gujarati), Pelli Chupulu (Telugu), Dashakriya (Marathi), Bisarjan’ (Bengali), Maheshinte Prathikaram (Malayalam), Ke Sara Sara (Konkini), Reservation (Kannada), Neerja (Hindi)