National Film Awards - 1978

Also Known As- 25th National Film Awards 1978
Location- New Delhi, India

National Film Awards 1978 - Golden Lotus Award (Swarna Kamal)
CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmGirish KasaravalliGhatashraddha (Kannada)
Best Children's FilmTapan SinhaSafed Haathi (Hindi)
Best DirectionG. AravindanKanchana Sita (Malayalam)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome EntertainmentBasu ChatterjeeSwami (Hindi)
National Film Awards 1978 - Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal)
CategoryWinnerFilm
Best ActorGopiKodiyettam (Malayalam)
Best ActressSmita PatilBhumika (Hindi)
Best Music DirectionB.V. KaranthGhatashraddha (Kannada)
Best Lyrics--
Best Playback Singer (Male)Mohammed Rafifor song 'Kya Hua Tera Vaada' from film 'Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (Hindi)'
Best Playback Singer (Female)P. Susheelafor song 'Jhummandhi Naadham' from film 'Siri Siri Muvva (Telugu)'
Best CinematographySoumendu Roy &
Balu Mahendra
Shatranj Ke Khiladi (Colour) (Hindi/Urdu) &
Kokila (Black & White) (Tamil) Resp.
Best EditingWaman Bhonsle, Gurudutt ShiraliInkaar (Hindi)
Best ScreenplaySatyadev Dubey, Shyam Benegal & Girish KarnadBhumika (Hindi)
Best AudiographyS.P. RamanathanGodhuli (Hindi)
Best Child ArtistAjith KumarGhatashraddha (Kannada)
National Film Awards 1978 - Best Regional Film
CategoryWinnerFilm
Best Regional Film (Malayalam)Adoor GopalakrishnanKodiyettam
National Film Awards 1978 - Nargis Dutt Award
WinnerFilm
No Award-
National Film Awards 1978 - Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award
WinnerState
Rai Chand Boral (Composer, Director)West Bengal