Sonam Kapoor received a Special Mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her performance in Neerja. Anil Kapoor says that he is a proud father
Twinkle Khanna, who accompanied husband Akshay Kumar to the National Film Awards 2017, tweeted, "A sari is non-judgemental, accommodating and forgiving in nature- I wish we had more friends like that as well"
National Film Awards 2017: Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja were seated in the front row along with filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and the National Awards jury head Priyadarshan
National Awards 2017: Akshay Kumar received his Best Actor prize from President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. The actor was awarded for his performance in Rustom. Anil Kapoor, his co-star of films like Bewafaa and Welcome, congratulated Akshay. He wrote, "Congratulations, Akshay Kumar. So happy for you"
National Film Awards 2017: "Clearly cannot contain my excitement! Father turns photographer! Congratulations Sonam Kapoor! So proud," wrote Anil Kapoor on Twitter
Filmmaker Priyadarshan, who chaired the jury of the 64th National Film Awards, was criticized for choosing Akshay Kumar as Best Actor for his work in 2016 movie Rustom
National Film Awards 2017: Akshay Kumar's wife, actress-turned author Twinkle Khanna, congratulated her husband in a tweet, which is dipped in Twinkle's signature sense of humour
National Film Awards 2017: Apart from Akshay Kumar, 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
National Awards 2017: Akshay Kumar receives his first National Award for Best Actor, Sonam Kapoor receives a Special Mention. Akshay is being awarded for his performance as a naval officer in the dock for murder in 2016 film Rustom
Academy Awards: Visaranai was one of 85 films submitted for Oscar consideration from around the world
"Visaranai was selected out of the 29 films that were in the race," said Film Federation of India secretary general Supran Sen