National Film Awards - 1973

Also Known As- 20th National Film Awards 1973
Location- New Delhi, India

National Film Awards 1973 - Golden Lotus Award (Swarna Kamal)
CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmAdoor GopalakrishnanSwayamvaram (Malayalam)
Best Children's Film--
Best Direction Adoor GopalakrishnanSwayamvaram (Malayalam)
National Film Awards 1973 - Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal)
CategoryWinnerFilm
Best ActorSanjeev KumarKoshish (Hindi)
Best ActressSharada UrvashiSwayamvaram (Malayalam)
Best Music DirectionSatyajit RayAshani Sanket (Bengali)
Best LyricsVayalar RamavarmaAchanum Bappayum (Malayalam)
Best Playback Singer (Male) K. J. Yesudasfor song 'Manushyan Mathangale' from film 'Achanum Bappayum (Malayalam)'
Best Playback Singer (Female) Lata Mangeshkarfor song 'Beeti Na Bitai' from film 'Parichay (Hindi)'
Best CinematographyK.K. Mahajan &
M.C. Ravi Varma
Maya Darpan (Colour) (Hindi) &
Swayamvaram (Black & White) (Malayalam) Resp.
Best Screenplay GulzarKoshish (Hindi)
Best Child ArtistNeera MaliaRanur Prtham Bhag (Bengali)
Second Best Feature FilmMrinal SenCalcutta - 71 (Bengali)
National Film Awards 1973 - Nargis Dutt Award
WinnerFilm
K.S. SethumadhavanAchanum Bappayum (Malayalam)
National Film Awards 1973 - Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award
WinnerState
Ruby Myers (Sulochana) (Actress)Maharashtra