Priyanka Chopra's throwback picture of herself X2 will make you look twice
Baahubali star Rana Daggubati said: "I am thrilled. We took a risk and attempted to do something different with it. Now with this award, we feel honoured." Sanjay Leela Bhansali won the Best Director Award for Bajirao Mastani, starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra
India's official Oscar entry for this year - the National Award-winning Court - made an early exit from the nominations race but there's still reason to cheer - actress Priyanka Chopra will be at Hollywood's big day, presenting an award
Kangana and Priyanka celebrated their recent National Award success at a joint party in Mumbai on May 4
Akshay Kumar received his National Award for Best Actor from President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. The ceremony was held in Rashtrapati Bhavan. Other awardees included Dangal star Zaira Wasim who won Best Supporting Actress, Mohanlal who received the Jury Award, and Sonam Kapoor who was given a Special Mention for her work in Neerja. Neerja, the story of slain Pan Am flight stewardess Neerja Bhanot, won the National Award for Best Hindi Film.
The Marathi language Kasav won Best Feature Film and Ventilator, produced by Priyanka Chopra, won three awards including Best Director for Rajesh Mapuskar. Former Indian Army officer and Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was also presenting at the award ceremony. (Video courtesy: DD National)
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who recently lost Best Actress National Award to Kangana Ranaut, called her fashion co-star to congratulate her.