The 66th National Film awards were announced by Rahul Rawail, head of the Jury for feature films, on Friday. The awards were instituted as "State Awards for Films" but were renamed to "National Film Awards" at the 15th National Film Awards in 1967. Here in this article, we bring you a sneak peak at the winners of the National … The 66th National Film awards were announced by Rahul Rawail, head of the Jury for feature films, on Friday. Several Sandalwood films won awards under the 31 categories in feature film category. Andhadhun, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Badhaai Ho, Padmaavat won big at the awards. Four hundred and nineteen films competed for the awards this year.The national film awards But given the Lok Sabha 2019 elections, the schedule was pushed. The 66th National Film Awards were announced on August 09, 2019 by Rahul Rawail, head of Jury for feature films. The actress effectively portrayed the role of the iconic actress Savitri. The 66th National Film Awards were announced in Delhi on Friday. Here is a list of all the winners of the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) so far: SIIMA 2019 Tamil Winners List: Best Film Tamil – Pariyerum Perumal 419 films competed for the awards this year. The 2019 Oscar winners are here! The winners of 66th National Film Awards were announced on Friday. The Gujarati … 66th National Film Awards 2019 | The full list of winners of National Film Awards 2019 was announced on Friday in Delhi. In the Kannada film category, KGF: Chapter 1 took home all the big awards with Yash and Prashant Neel winning the Best Actor and Best Director Awards respectively. The award winning film is included at … ... 2019 - 14:00. National Film Awards 2019: Full winners list; National Film Awards 2019: Full winners list The 66th National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi on August 9. As of 2017, the award is one of six Swarna Kamal awards presented for the feature films. It was a night of memorable moments and fabulous firsts as Green Book took home the Oscar for Best Picture. Subha J Rao Follow @subhajrao. While films like AndhaDun and Uri featured among the big winners, actors like Keerthy Suresh also made their presence felt.. Jury head Rahul Rawail, non-feature film jury head A.S. Kanal, Jury head for the best writing Utpal Bhojpuari were present at the National Film Awards 2019 announcement. Regina King, Mahershala Ali, Rami Malek and Olivia Colman were tops in the acting categories and Spike Lee brought home Oscar for the very first time for Adapted Screenplay as a co-writer of BlacKkKlansman. Notably, the recipients are usually announced in April and the presentation is slated for 3 May every year. Best Educational Film: Sarala Virala National Film Awards: Kannada film Nathicharami dominates 2019 list Actress Keerthy Suresh has bagged the 66th National Award for her performance in the biopic Mahanati. Here is the full list of winners: Best non feature film: Son Rise by Vibha Bakshi and The Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi. 13 National Awards for Kannada cinema: Winners speak to TNM.