National Film Award for Best Animated Film

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National Film Award for Best Animated Film
National award for contributions to Indian Cinema
Sponsored by Directorate of Film Festivals
Reward(s)
  • Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus)
  • 100,000 (US$1,400)
First awarded 2006
Last awarded 2016
Most recent winner Mahayoddha Rama
Highlights
Total awarded 5
First winner Kittu

The National Film Award for Best Animated Film 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 a Golden Lotus (Swarna Kamal).

The award was instituted in 2006, at 54th National Film Awards and awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages. The award includes a cash prize of 100,000 (US$1,400).

Winners[edit]

List of award films, showing the year (award ceremony), language(s), producer(s), director(s), animator(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Animator(s) Citation Refs.
2006
(54th)
Kittu Telugu Bhargava Kodavanti B. Sathya  –
For film made with characters and concerns that reflect the Indian ethos in a format so far identified with the West.
[1]
2007
(55th)
Inimey Nangathan Tamil S. Sridevi S. Venky Baboo  –
For creating endearing characters who with their breath taking quixotic antics, battle the evil force of greed, in a refreshingly new manner. For taking animation in a new direction.
[2]
2008
(56th)
Roadside Romeo Hindi Aditya Chopra Jugal Hansraj Tata Elxsi/VCL
For its technical achievements to further the craft of animation for mainstream audience.
[3]
2009
(57th)
No Award [4]
2010
(58th)
No Award [5]
2011
(59th)
No Award [6]
2012
(60th)
Delhi Safari Hindi  • Anupama Patil
 • Kishor Patil
Nikhil Advani Rafique Shaikh
Animation and animal kingdom come together in showcasing the enormous significance of harmonious cohabitation of humans and nature. State-of the-Art Indian technology employed in this film should make us proud!
[7]
2013
(61st)
No Award [8]
2014
(62nd)
No Award [9]
2015
(63rd)
No Award [10]
2016
(64th)
Mahayoddha Rama Hindi Contiloe Pictures Pvt. Ltd. Rohit Vaid Deepak S.V
An epic drama brought alive with technical excellence.
[11]
2017
(65th)
No Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
  2. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  3. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  4. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012.
  5. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  6. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  7. ^ "60th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
  8. ^ "61st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 16 April 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  9. ^ "62nd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  10. ^ "63rd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  11. ^ "64th National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.

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