The 69th National Film Awards 2023 were announced on Thursday, August 24, 2023.

The awards honored the best of Indian cinema from the year 2021.

Who won the Best Actor award?

Allu Arjun won the Best Actor award for his blockbuster film Pushpa: The Rule at the 69th National Film Awards 2023. Alia Bhatt along with Kriti Sanon bagged the Best Actress award for their performances in Gangubai Kathiawadi and MIMI respectively.

Who won the Best Director award?

Nikhil Mahajan won the Best Director award for his film Godavari at the 69th National Film Awards 2023.

Here below are winners in various other categories

Best Feature Film: Rocketry The Nambi Effect

Best Director: Nikhil Mahajan for Marathi film Godavari

Best Supporting Actor Male: Pankaj Tripathi for Mimi

Best Supporting Actor Female: Pallavi Joshi for The Kashmir Files

Best Screenplay (Adapted): Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Music Direction (Songs): Pushpa The Rise

Best Playback Singer Male: Kaala Bhairava for RRR

Best Playback Singer Female: Shreya Ghoshal

Best Dialogue Writer: Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Cinematography: Sardar Udham

Best Film Wholesome Entertainment: RRR

Best Editing: Gangubai Kathiawadi

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration: The Kashmir Files

Best Choreographer: Prem Rakshith for RRR

Best Make-up: Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Stunt Choreography: RRR