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27th National Film Awards

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 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1979. Ceremony took place in April 1980.

Contents

  • Awards 1
    • Lifetime Achievement Award 1.1
      • All India Award 1.1.1
      • Regional Award 1.1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Awards

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

Lifetime Achievement Award

Name of Award Awardee(s) Awarded As Awards
Dadasaheb Phalke Award Sohrab Modi Actor, Director and Producer Swarna Kamal, INR40,000 and a Shawl

All India Award

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 INR50,000/-
Director: Biplab Roy Chowdhury Swarna Kamal and INR25,000/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film with Mass Appeal, Wholesome Entertainment and Aesthetic Value Sankarabharanam Telugu Producer: Edida Nageshwara Rao Swarna Kamal and INR50,000/-
Director: K. Viswanath Swarna Kamal and INR25,000/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film on National Integration 22 June 1897 Marathi Producer: Jayu Patwardhan Rajat Kamal and INR30,000
Director: Nachiket Patwardhan Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Best Direction Ek Din Pratidin Bengali Mrinal Sen Rajat Kamal and INR20,000
Citation:
Best Screenplay Sparsh Hindi Sai Paranjpye Rajat Kamal and INR5,000 Each
Citation:
Best Actor Sparsh Hindi Naseeruddin Shah Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Best Actress Pasi Tamil Shoba Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Best Child Artist Aangan Ki Kali Hindi Geeta Khanna Rajat Kamal and INR5,000
Citation:
Best Cinematography (Color) Shodh Hindi Rajan Kinagi Rajat Kamal and INR5,000
Citation:
Best Cinematography (Black and White) Neem Annapurna Bengali Kamal Nayak Rajat Kamal and INR5,000
Citation:
Best Editing Ek Din Pratidin Bengali Gangadhar Naskar Rajat Kamal and INR5,000
Citation:
Best Music Direction Sankarabharanam Telugu K. V. Mahadevan Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Best Male Playback Singer Sankarabharanam Telugu S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Best Female Playback Singer Sankarabharanam Telugu Vani Jairam Rajat Kamal and INR10,000
Citation:
Special Jury Award Acharya Kripalani [2] English  – Certificate Only
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Regional Award

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 INR15,000/-
Director: Mrinal Sen Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Hindi Sparsh Producer:Basu Bhattacharya Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director:Sai Paranjpye Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Kannada Arivu Producer: Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Malayalam Peruvazhiyambalam Producer: Prem Prakash Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Padmarajan Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Manipuri Olangthages Wangmadasoo Producer: Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Marathi Sinhasan Producer: Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Oriya Shri Krishnaka Rasalila Producer: Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Tamil Pasi Producer: Sunitha Cine Arts Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: Durai Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:
Best Feature Film in Telugu Nagna Sathyam Producer: U. Visweswar Rao Rajat Kamal and INR15,000/-
Director: U. Visweswar Rao Rajat Kamal and INR7,500/-
Citation:

References

  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. 

External links

  • National Film Awards Archives
  • Official Page for Directorate of Film Festivals, India
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