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PIX: Bachchans, Bhansali, Remo, Kabir Khan at National Awards

May 04, 2016 13:06 IST

The 63rd National Film Awards at the Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi on May 3 saw President Pranab Mukherjee felicitate the best of Indian cinema from last year.

While Kangana Ranaut received her third National Award, superstar Amitabh Bachchan won the prestigious award for the fourth time.

Here's another look at the event!

 

Kangana Ranaut, Amitabh Bachchan

IMAGE: Kangana Ranaut and Amitabh Bachchan. Photograph: Amitabh Bachchan/Facebook

Kangana, who won the Best Actress award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns, chats with Amitji.

Big B, who the President hailed as a 'legend', won the Best Actor award for his performance as the bowels-obsessed cranky Bengali in Piku.

 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan

IMAGE: Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Photograph: Amitabh Bachchan/Facebook

Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan and hubby Abhishek Bachchan at the awards ceremony. Shweta Nanda was also present at the event.

 

Aishwarya, Abhishek

IMAGE: Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya, Abhishek, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Photograph: Amitabh Bachchan/Facebook

Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya and Abhishek mingle with Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar.

 

Bachchans

IMAGE: Amitabh, Jaya, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan. Photograph: Abhishek Bachchan/Facebook

The Bachchans pose for the cameras.

 

Remo D'Souza

IMAGE: Remo D'Souza and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Photograph: Remo D'Souza/Twitter

Remo D'Souza, who won the award for Best Choreography for the Deewani Mastani song from Bajirao Mastani, takes a selfie with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and others.

Bhansali won his first Best Director award for Bajirao Mastani and said it was a reward for 20 years of dedicated filmmaking.

 

Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Khan

IMAGE: Kabir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. Photograph: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Twitter

Amitabh greets Kabir Khan at the awards ceremony.

Khan received the National Award for his Salman Khan starrer blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan, last year's biggest hit.

 

Ritika Singh

IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee and Ritika Singh. Photograph: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Facebook

Newbie Ritika Singh receives her National Award from the President.

She won the award in the Special Mention category for her performance in the Tamil sports drama Irudhi Suttru.

 

Monali Thakur

IMAGE: President Mukherjee and Monali Thakur. Photograph: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Facebook

Monali Thakur receives the National Award from President Mukherjee.

She won the Best Playback singer award for the song Moh Moh Ke Dhaage from Dum Laga Ke Haisha.

 

Remo D'Souza

IMAGE: Remo D'Souza. Photograph: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Twitter

Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Remo D'Souza is all smiles.

 

Gaurav Menon

IMAGE: Gaurav Menon. Photograph: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Twitter

Gaurav Menon won the Best Child Artist award for his performance in the Malayalam movie Ben.

 

Baahubali team

IMAGE: Prasad Devineni, S S Rajamouli, Krish Jagarlamudi and Shobu Yarlagadda. Photograph: Rana Daggubati/Twitter

Team Baahubali: Producer Prasad Devineni, director S S Rajamouli,Krish Jagarlamudi and Shobu Yarlagadda.

 

Varun Grover, Neeraj Ghaywan

IMAGE: Varun Grover, Neeraj Ghaywan and Sharat Katariya. Photograph: Neeraj Ghaywan/Twitter

The young brigade of talent: Varun Grover, Neeraj Ghaywan and Sharat Katariya.

Varun won the Best Lyricist award for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage (Dum Laga Ke Haisha) song. Neeraj won the National Award for his directorial debut Masaan.

Sharat bagged the Best Feature Film in Hindi award for Dum Laga Ke Haisha.