National Film Awards (India)

The National Film Awards is one of the oldest award ceremonies like Filmfare Awards, which get started in 1954. It is currently being handled by the Directorate of Film Festivals from its establishing year 1973.

This is one of the prestigious film awards fetched in India. The awards are given to the best films produced in previous year. It particularly focuses on films which contributes something to further the Indian art and culture. In contrast to other film awards like Filmfare Awards, National Film Awards gives awards for best films in each region and language of India.

Every year the National Film Awards ceremony is held at capital city of India, New Delhi and the awards are presented by the President of India. After the award ceremony the National Film Festival begins. All the award-winning films are showcased at the festival.

List of National Film Awards (India) winners is given below on yearly basis: