27th National Film Awards

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27th National Film Awards
Awarded for Best of Indian cinema in 1979
Presented by Directorate of Film Festivals
Presented on April 1980 (1980-04)
Official website dff.nic.in
Highlights
Best Feature Film Shodh
Most awards Sankarabharanam (4)[1]
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The 27th National Film Awards, presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1979. Ceremony took place in April 1980.

Awards[edit]

Awards were divided into feature films and non-feature films.

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Name of Award Awardee(s) Awarded As Awards
Dadasaheb Phalke Award Sohrab Modi Actor, Director and Producer Swarna Kamal, 40,000 and a Shawl

All India Award[edit]

Following were the awards given:

Name of Award Name of Film Language Awardee(s) Cash Prize
Best Feature Film Shodh Hindi Producer: Sitakant Misra Swarna Kamal and 50,000/-
Director: Biplab Roy Chowdhury Swarna Kamal and 25,000/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film with Mass Appeal, Wholesome Entertainment and Aesthetic Value Sankarabharanam Telugu Producer: Edida Nageshwara Rao Swarna Kamal and 50,000/-
Director: K. Viswanath Swarna Kamal and 25,000/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film on National Integration 22 June 1897 Marathi Producer: Jayu Patwardhan Rajat Kamal and 30,000
Director: Nachiket Patwardhan Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Best Direction Ek Din Pratidin Bengali Mrinal Sen Rajat Kamal and 20,000
Citation:
Best Screenplay Sparsh Hindi Sai Paranjpye Rajat Kamal and 5,000 Each
Citation:
Best Actor Sparsh Hindi Naseeruddin Shah Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Best Actress Pasi Tamil Shoba Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Best Child Artist Aangan Ki Kali Hindi Geeta Khanna Rajat Kamal and 5,000
Citation:
Best Cinematography (Color) Shodh Hindi Rajan Kinagi Rajat Kamal and 5,000
Citation:
Best Cinematography (Black and White) Neem Annapurna Bengali Kamal Nayak Rajat Kamal and 5,000
Citation:
Best Editing Ek Din Pratidin Bengali Gangadhar Naskar Rajat Kamal and 5,000
Citation:
Best Music Direction Sankarabharanam Telugu K. V. Mahadevan Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Best Male Playback Singer Sankarabharanam Telugu S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Best Female Playback Singer Sankarabharanam Telugu Vani Jairam Rajat Kamal and 10,000
Citation:
Special Jury Award Acharya Kripalani [2] English  – Certificate Only
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Regional Award[edit]

The awards were given to the best films made in the regional languages of India.[3][4]

Name of Award Name of Film Awardee(s) Awards
Best Feature Film in Bengali Ek Din Pratidin Producer: Amalendu Chakraborty Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Mrinal Sen Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Hindi Sparsh Producer:Basu Bhattacharya Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director:Sai Paranjpye Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Kannada Arivu Producer: Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Malayalam Peruvazhiyambalam Producer: Prem Prakash Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Padmarajan Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Manipuri Olangthages Wangmadasoo Producer: Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Marathi Sinhasan Producer: Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Oriya Shri Krishnaka Rasalila Producer: Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Tamil Pasi Producer: Sunitha Cine Arts Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: Durai Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Telugu Nagna Sathyam Producer: U. Visweswar Rao Rajat Kamal and 15,000/-
Director: U. Visweswar Rao Rajat Kamal and 7,500/-
Citation:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directorate of Film Festival
  2. ^ National Film Awards (1979)
  3. ^ Careers Digest. 1980. p. 396. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Film World. T.M. Ramachandran. 1980. p. 217. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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