Check out Anil Kapoor's tweet:
Actor Jackie Shroff also wished Akshay Kumar in his unique style. "Congratulations Bhidu, Akshay Kumar. Happiness Always," he wrote.
Congratulations Bhidu @akshaykumar .. Happiness Always? Jackie Shroff (@bindasbhidu) May 3, 2017
Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal, Sajid Khan and Gippy Grewal, also congratulated Akshay.
"The determination to win is the better part of winning." Congratulations my friend. You are the best.:) https://t.co/nBqNjT5KtJ— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) May 3, 2017
You truly deserve all the good things in life ... Jai Ho ! https://t.co/hO0NZwfixi— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) May 3, 2017
CONGRATS SUNDI...dinner party toh banti hai bhai!!! https://t.co/ZQvU8o7fuf— Sajid Khan (@SimplySajidK) May 3, 2017
Akshay Kumar was accompanied by his wife, author Twinkle Khanna and son Aarav. Soon after receiving the Best Actor Prize, he, shared his feelings. "No words can do justice to the joy I feel at this moment. Sharing with you all my first ever," he wrote.
Meanwhile, an elated Twinkle Khanna, had to say this about her husband.
Anil Kapoor couldn't hold his excitement as Sonam reached the dais to receive her award. The doting father cheered her daughter and clicked pictures of her while she was got the National Award. "Clearly cannot contain my excitement! Father turns photographer! Congratulations Sonam Kapoor. So proud," he captioned his post.
Sonam's Neerja also won the Best Hindi Film National Award.
Here are some pictures from the celebrations.
Apart from Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor, Dangal star Zaira Wasim won the Best Child Actor Award, Malayalam actress Surabhi Lakshmi won received the Best Actress Award for Minnaminunge while Mohanlal received the Jury Award. Renowned filmmaker K Viswanath was given the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the 64th National Film Awards ceremony.