Director Ritesh Batra's debut film The Lunchbox has won the critics week viewers choice award at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
National award winning film editor Namrata Rao says her long-term goal is to direct a film.
Legendary actor Pran, beloved star of hit movies like Don and Ram Aur Shyam, received his Dadasaheb Phalke award at his home in Mumbai.
Actors Irrfan Khan, Vikram Gokhale, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Parineeti Chopra collected their National Awards today in New Delhi. The awards were handed out by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Looks like Nawaz is in the mood to spread around the cheer that comes from his National Award win.
When Nawazuddin Siddiqui got the news over the phone that he had won the National Award, he was busy listening to a script narration. And soon after, his Yari Road residence was flooded with well-wishers and his phone didn't stop ringing.
Bipasha Basu, who has worked with National Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Sidiqqui in her latest release Aatma, says she is proud of working with the credible actor that he is.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who received a special mention at the 60th National Film Awards for four films, says there won't be any pressure on him even after such a big honour.
Actress Vidya Balan is overwhelmed that Kahaani bagged two national awards this year and feels that every honour for the gritty venture is her own.
Director Sujoy Ghosh, who has won the National award for best screenplay for his film Kahaani, says the prestigious honour is an appreciation which makes the effort worth it.
This year's awardees include Paan Singh Tomar, Irrfan Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Chittagong.