'Eega' grabs 2 National Awards

By - March 18, 2013 - 07:02 AM IST

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Ace director S.S. Rajamouli’s experimental flick about a housefly - EEGA (2012) won two National Awards under two categories ‘Best Special Effects’ and ‘Best Telugu Film’ at the 60th National Awards announced a while ago. ‘Eega’ won not only the critical acclaim but also tasted commercial success from all sections of the audience. It was simultaneously made in Tamil (Naan Ee) and later dubbed in Malayalam (Eecha) and Hindi (Makki). KK Senthil Kumar handled the cinematography and Hyderabad based Makuta Studio mastered the Visual Effects of the film.

The 60th National Awards would be presented in an event scheduled on 3rd May 2013. Here is the full list of the winners.

Best Special Effects: Eega 
Best Telugu Film: Eega
Best Adapted Screenplay: OMG [Oh my god]
Best Screenplay Writer: Sujoy Ghosh for 'Kahaani'
Best Editing: 'Kahaani'
Best male playback singer: Shankar Mahadeven, Chittagong
Best Actor: Irrfan Khan, 'Paan Singh Tomar'
Best Feature Film: 'Paan Singh Tomaar'
Best film on social issues: Malayalam film 'Spirit'
Special Jury Award: Rituparno Ghosh, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Best Non-Feature Film: 'Shepherd's of Paradise'
Best Dialogues: Anjali Menon, Usthaad Hotel
Best Makeup Artist: Raja for 'Vazahkku En 18/9'
Best Lyrics: Prasoon Joshi for 'Chittagong'
Best Supporting Star: Parineeti Chopra wins for 'Ishaqzaade'; Thilakan for 'Usthaad Hotel'
Best Tamil Film: 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9'
Best Biographical Historical reconstruction: 'Celluloid Man'
Best Film on Agriculture: 'Timbucktoo'
Best Popular Film for wholesome entertainment: 'Vicky Donor' and 'Usthaad hotel'
Indira Gandhi Award for Debut Director: 'Chittagong'
Best Film on Environment: Malayalam film 'Black Forest'
Special Jury Award: Rituparno Ghosh, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Best Supporting Actor: Annu Kapoor, 'Vicky donor'
Best Social Film: 'Behind the Mist'
Best Adventure Film: 'Manipuri Pony'
Best Investigative Film: 'Inshallah Kashmir'
Best Editing: 'Celluloid Man'


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