Standard of regional cinema stunning, Hindi films can not compete: Shekhar Kapur

Malayali actress Parvathy, who won the best actress award in the International Film Festival of India, Goa past year for her performance in Take Off, is believed to be a top contender for the award for Best Actress.

While announcing the award for late actress Sridevi, Kapur said, "The best actress is Sridevi for Mom and I promise you it is not my relationship with her". The National Award has come posthumously, but it's something we cherish while remembering her for the artiste that she was. After the announcement, Mom's director Ravi Udyawar reacted to her win and said, "Wow, she deserves it".

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The winners of the 65th National Film Awards will be announced Friday, April 12, in New Delhi.

"It's time to celebrate her life and her achievements". Ganesh Acharya won the choreography award for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.Oscar aspirant Newton, a dark comedy on Indian democracy, was named the best Hindi film. Divya Dutta won best supporting actress for "Irada", which also won best film on environment.

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Having started her career as a child artist at the age of four, Sridevi went on to become one of the most popular young actors. Malayalam actress Surabhi Lakshmi won the Best Actress award for her role in Minnaminungu. The film also won the Best Location Sound Recordist award. Sridevi's family has also released the statement to thank the jury members for giving the award to the late actress. "She is not with us today but her legacy will always live on".

Best male singer was awarded to noted singer Yesudas while best female singer was awarded to Shasha Tirupati for film "Kaatru Veliyidai" directed by Mani Ratnam. Prasad Oak's "Kachha Limbu" (Marathi), Chezhiyan's "To Let" (Tamil), Sankalp Reddy's "Ghazi" (Telugu), Atanu Ghosh's "Mayurakshi" (Bengali), Manish Saini's "Dhh" (Gujarati), Abhaya Simha's "Paddayi" (Tulu), Nanjunde Gowda's "Hebbet Ramakka" (Kannada), and Utpal Borpujari's "Ishu" (Assamese) won the best film awards in their respective language categories.

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Bollywood filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor is heading the jury, which comprises 10 members.

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