64th National Award ceremony on Wednesday was a happening event and President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated and honored the winners. Akshay Kumar, Surabhi Jyothi, Sonam Kapoor, Zaira Wasim, Adil Hussain, Mohanlal, director K. Vishwanath received the prestigious award.
Akshay won the Best Actor award for Rutom, while Surabhi Jyothi won the Best Actress for Malayalam film Minnaminungu (The Firefly). Sonam Kapoor got a Special Mention for Neerja and the film won the Best Hindi Film. Zaira Wasim won the Best Supporting Actress for Dangal.
Mohanlal received the Special Jury Award and he also got a standing ovation from the crowd. Director K. Vishwanath received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Adil Hussain received the Special Mention for Mukti Bhavan.
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Akshay Kumar also took to social media and shared his happiness over receiving the award.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) May 3, 2017
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