Kangana Ranaut, who turns 34 on Tuesday, March 23, was named the Best Actress for her roles in Manikarnika and Panga at the 67th National Film Awards.
Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush shared the Best Actor honour for their roles in Bhonsle and Asuran respectively.
Director Priyadarshan's Malayalam film Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham was declared the Best Feature Film.
Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan was named the Best Director for the Hindi film Bahattar Hoorain by the National Film Award jury, headed by film-maker N Chandra, who said they judged the movies not as gods but as parents.
The Sushant Singh Raput-starrer Chhichhore was adjudged the Best Hindi Film.
The award for the Best Film on Social Issues went to the Marathi film Anandi Gopal.
The Nargis Dutt award for National Integration was given to Taj Mahal.
The Best Popular Providing Wholesome Entertainment was given to the Telugu film Maharshi.
The Indira Gandhi award for First Film went to the Malayalam film Helen by Mathukutty Xavier.