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68th National Film Awards 2022 Highlights: Ajay Devgn Wins Best Actor For Third Time, Asha Parekh Conferred With Dadasaheb Phalke

68th National Film Awards 2022 Highlights: The National Film Awards ceremony took place in New Delhi. The winners were announced in July this year and on Friday, the government conferred the prominent people from the film industry with the awards. President Droupadi Murmu presented the awards. Apart from film personalities like Ajay Devgn, Suriya, Vishal Bharadwaj among others, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2020 was conferred upon legendary actor Asha Parekh for her exemplary lifetime contribution to Indian Cinema. Suriya’s Tamil film Soorarai Pottru received the Best Feature Film award.Also Read – Adipurush Most Precious Film, Says Prabhas After First Teaser Is Out

While it’s the first national award for Suriya, Ajay has won his third national award after Zakhm and The Legend of Bhagat Singh. Suriya starrer Soorarai Pottru won five national awards, including Best Screenplay, Best Feature Film, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Music Composer. Also Read – Ajay Devgn Reacts to Winning National Film Award For Tanhaji: 'I Feel Elated…'

AJAY DEVGN RECEIVES HIS THIRD NATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR

Reacting to his third National Award win earlier this year, Ajay Devgn expressed happiness in an official statement. He also congratulated co-winner Suriya for Soorarai Pottru. Ajay in his official statement said, “I’m elated to win the Best Actor Award for Tanhaji—The Unsung Warrior at the 68th National Awards along with Suriya who won for Soorarai Pottru. I thank everyone, most of all my creative team, the audience and my fans. I also express my gratitude to my parents & the Almighty for their blessings. Congratulations to all the other winners.” Also Read – Thank God: MP Minister Vishvas Sarang Calls Ajay Devgn – Sidharth Malhotra Film ‘Inappropriate’, Seeks Ban

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  • 7:37 PM IST


    68th #NationalFilmAwards

    President #DroupadiMurmu presents the Best Feature Film category award to Soorarai Pottru (Tamil)

    Soorarai Pottru is directed by Sudha Kongara pic.twitter.com/x0pVC9OexP

    — PIB India (@PIB_India) September 30, 2022



  • 7:36 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Feature Film: Soorarai Pottru(Tamil) won the Best Feature Film award. Producer Jyothika and director Sudha Konagara accepted the award.



  • 7:32 PM IST


    Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior grabs award for Best popular film providing wholesome entertainment

    Director Om Raut receives the award from President #DroupadiMurmu at 68th #NationalFilmAwards pic.twitter.com/m2BHCMUOuf

    — PIB India (@PIB_India) September 30, 2022



  • 7:31 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment: Tanjahi: The Unsung Warrior director Om Raut accepted the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.



  • 7:28 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Direction: Late filmmaker Sachidanandan KR won the Best Direction award for AK Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam). The veteran filmmaker’s wife accepted the award.



  • 7:25 PM IST


    Actor @ajaydevgn receives the Best Actor category award for the Hindi movie Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior from President #DroupadiMurmu at 68th #NationalFilmAwards pic.twitter.com/XJzwaM2oPK

    — PIB India (@PIB_India) September 30, 2022



  • 7:24 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Actress: Aparrna Balamurali won the Best Actress award for Soorarai Pottru(Tamil)



  • 7:15 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Actor:

    Ajay Devgn for Tanhaji (Hindi) and Suriya for Soorarai Pottru(Tamil) won the Best Actor award.



  • 7:11 PM IST


    68th National Film Awards For Best Supporting Actor:

    Biju Menon for AK Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam) won the Best Supporting Actor award.



  • 7:09 PM IST


    68h National Film Awards For Best Supporting Actress:

    Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli won the Best Supporting Actress award for Sivaranjaniyum Innum Sila Pengallum (Tamil).


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