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"
The 64th National Film Awards ceremony will be held in New Delhi on Wednesday, May 3. President Pranab Mukherjee will give away the awards to the winners at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Akshay Kumar won his first National Award for Rustom
Veteran filmmaker and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath has been announced as the recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016 for his contribution to Indian cinema
The Padma Awards were handed out in two separate ceremonies. Actors Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar received their Padma Awards from President Pranab Mukherjee on March 28