National Film Award for Best Special Effects

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National Film Award for Best Special Effects
Type National
Category Indian Cinema
Description Best special graphic effects for a feature film for a year
Instituted 1991
First awarded 1992
Last awarded 2013
Total awarded 20
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
Cash award INR50,000 (US$820)
Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
First awardee(s) Shashilal K. Nair
Recent awardee(s) Intermezzo Studio Alien Sense Films Pvt Ltd

The National Film Award for Best Special Effects is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus).

The award was instituted in 1991 at 39th National Film Awards but awarded first time at 40th National Film Awards and then awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.

Winners[edit]

Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus) and cash prize. Following are the award winners over the years:

List of award recipients, showing the year (award ceremony), film(s), language(s) and citation
Year Recipient(s) Film(s) Language(s) Citation
1991
(39th)
No Award[1]
1992
(40th)
Shashilal K. Nair[2] Angaar Hindi
1993
(41st)
Sethu[3] Thiruda Thiruda Tamil
1994
(42nd)
 • C. Murugesh
 • S. T. Venki[4]
Kadhalan Tamil
1995
(43rd)
S. T. Venki[5] Kaalapani Malayalam
1996
(44th)
S. T. Venki[6] Indian Tamil
1997
(45th)
No Award[7]
1998
(46th)
S. T. Venki[8] Jeans Tamil
1999
(47th)
Mantra[9] Hey Ram Tamil
2000
(48th)
No Award[10]
2001
(49th)
N. Madhusudhanan[11] Aalavandhan Tamil
2002
(50th)
Indian Artists[12] Magic Magic Tamil
2003
(51st)
Bimmini Special Fx Design Studios
 • James Colmer
 • Lara Denman

Digiral Art Media

 • Marc Kolbe
 • Craig Mumma[13]
Koi... Mil Gaya Hindi
2004
(52nd)
Sanath (Fire Fly Digital)[14] Anji Telugu
2005
(53rd)
Tata Elxsi[15] Anniyan Tamil
2006
(54th)
EFX, Chennai[16] Krrish Hindi
2007
(55th)
Indian Artists[17] Sivaji Tamil
2008
(56th)
Govardhan (Tata Elxsi)[18] Mumbai Meri Jaan Hindi
2009
(57th)
R. Kamal Kannan[19] Magadheera Telugu
2010
(58th)
V. Srinivas Mohan[20] Enthiran Tamil
2011
(59th)
Red Chillies VFX[21]
 • Harry Hingorani
 • Keitan Yadav
Ra.One Hindi
2012
(60th)
Makuta VFX[22] Eega Telugu
2013
(61st)
Intermezzo Studio Alien Sense Films Pvt Ltd[23] Jal Hindi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "39th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "40th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "41st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "42nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "43rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "45th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "50th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  14. ^ "52nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  16. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  17. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  18. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  19. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  20. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  21. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  22. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  23. ^ "61st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

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