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
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: 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
Priyanka Chopra tweeted: "Wherever in the world I go. There is nothing like coming home"