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58th National Film Awards

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Official website  dff.nic.in
Other ceremonies  2010, 2012
Hosts  Mahi Gill, Rajat Kapoor
Date  9 September 2011
Site  New Delhi
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Awarded for  Best of Indian cinema in 2010
Awarded by  President of India (Pratibha Patil)
Announced on  19 May 2011 (2011-05-19)
Presented on  9 September 2011 (2011-09-09)
Hosted by  Mahi Gill and Rajat Kapoor
Presented by  Directorate of Film Festivals

Pratibha patil presents 58th national film awards


The 58th National Film Awards, presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema for the year 2010.

Contents

The selection process started by announcing the invitation for the awards on 18 March 2011. For feature and non-feature films, all the films certified by Central Board of Film Certification, India between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2010 were made eligible whereas for the best writing on cinema, all the books and articles as well reviews on Indian cinema published between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2010 were made eligible for the awards.

Three different committees were instituted in order to judge the various entries for feature film, non-feature film and best writing on cinema sections; headed by J. P. Dutta, for feature films and A. K. Bir along with Ashok Vajpeyi for non-feature films and best writing on cinema sections, respectively. Another committee of five members was also constituted for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, having included two past Dadasaheb Phalke Award recipient, Shyam Benegal and Adoor Gopalakrishnan.

Each chairperson for feature film, non-feature film and best writing on cinema sections announced the award on 19 May 2011 for their respective sections and award ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi with President of India, Pratibha Patil giving away the awards on 9 September 2011.

Kb dhanush at 58th national film awards


Awards

Awards were divided into feature films, non-feature films and books written on Indian cinema.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime achievement award is given to the prominent personality from the Indian film industry for the significant contributions given.

Juries

A committee consisting five eminent personalities from Indian film industry was appointed to evaluate the lifetime achievement award, Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Following were the jury members:

  • Jury Members
  • Shyam Benegal • Adoor Gopalakrishnan • Prasoon Joshi • Shaji N. Karun • Raghu Rai
  • Feature Films

    Films made in any Indian language shot on 16 mm, 35 mm or in a wider gauge or digital format but released on a film format or video/digital but certified by the Central Board of Film Certification as a feature film or featurette are eligible for Feature Film section.

    Feature films were awarded at All India as well as regional level. For 58th National Film Awards, a Malayalam film, Adaminte Makan Abu won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film; whereas a Tamil film, Aadukalam won the maximum number of awards (6). Following were the awards given in each category:

    Juries

    A committee headed by J. P. Dutta was appointed to evaluate the feature films awards. The selection process returned to a Two Tier System of Selection. The Chairperson for the Northern Region was Nirad N. Mohapatra, for the Western Region, Chandraprakash Dwivedi, for South–I Region, Arunoday Sharma, for the Eastern Region, J. F. C. Durai and for South- II Region, Ansu Ranjan Sur. Following were the jury members:

  • Jury Members
  • J. P. Dutta (Chairperson) • Ansu Ranjan Sur • Arunoday Sharma • Bharat Bala • Chandraprakash Dwivedi
  • G. S. Bhaskar • J. F. C. Durai • K. N. T. Sastry • Keval Arora • Nirad N. Mohapatra • Prahlad Kakkar
  • Jury Regional : East
  • J. F. C. Durai • Nirmal Dhar • T. Krishnan Unni • Pranab Das • Suman Haripriya
  • Jury Regional : West
  • Chandraprakash Dwivedi • Sukumar Jatania • Aijaz Khan • Rajiv Vijayakar • Purushottam Berde
  • Jury Regional : North
  • Nirad N. Mohapatra • Chitraarth • M. M. Alex • Jeetendra Suman • Manjul Sinha
  • Jury Regional : South-I
  • Arunoday Sharma • K. S. Gomatam • Gnana Rajasekaran • K. G. George • Akkineni Kutumba Rao
  • Jury Regional : South-II
  • Ansu Ranjan Sur • B. S. Lingadevaru • D. V. Narasa Raju • N. Manu Chakravarthy • Meenakshi Shedde
  • All India Award

    Following were the awards given:

    Golden Lotus Award

    Official Name: Swarna Kamal

    All the awardees are awarded with 'Golden Lotus Award (Swarna Kamal)', a certificate and cash prize.

    Silver Lotus Award

    Official Name: Rajat Kamal

    All the awardees are awarded with 'Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal)', a certificate and cash prize.

    Regional Awards

    The award is given to best film in the regional languages in India.

    Best Feature Film in Each of the Language Other Than Those Specified in the Schedule VIII of the Constitution

    Non-Feature Films

    Short Films made in any Indian language and certified by the Central Board of Film Certification as a documentary/newsreel/fiction are eligible for non-feature film section.

    Juries

    A committee headed by A. K. Bir was appointed to evaluate the non-feature films awards. Following were the jury members:

  • Jury Members
  • A. K. Bir (Chairperson) • Amlan Datta • Gautam Benegal • Kavita Joshi • Oken Amakcham • Rajula Shah • Sourav Sarangi
  • Golden Lotus Award

    Official Name: Swarna Kamal

    All the awardees are awarded with 'Golden Lotus Award (Swarna Kamal)', a certificate and cash prize.

    Silver Lotus Award

    Official Name: Rajat Kamal

    All the awardees are awarded with 'Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal)' and cash prize.

    Best Writing on Cinema

    The awards aim at encouraging study and appreciation of cinema as an art form and dissemination of information and critical appreciation of this art-form through publication of books, articles, reviews etc.

    Juries

    A committee headed by Ashok Vajpeyi was appointed to evaluate the writing on Indian cinema. Following were the jury members:

  • Jury Members
  • Ashok Vajpeyi (Chairperson) • H. N. Narahari Rao • Vidyarthi Chatterjee
  • Golden Lotus Award

    Official Name: Swarna Kamal

    All the awardees are awarded with 'Golden Lotus Award (Swarna Kamal)' and cash prize.

    Special Mention

    All the award winners are awarded with Certificate of Merit.

    Awards not given

    Following were the awards not given as no film was found to be suitable for the award:

    Award Ceremony

    58th National Film Award ceremony was held on Friday, 9 September 2011 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi; which is a premier Convention centre of Government of India. Awards were conferred by President of India, Pratibha Patil and ceremony was hosted by actors Mahi Gill and Rajat Kapoor.

    With 58th National Film Awards, award certificate and medal went through a makeover. Award certificate layout as well as design was changed to include gold embossed "Ashok Stambh" (Emblem of India) on the A3 size certificate. Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) and Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus) were also redesigned which included the display box for the medals as well.

    Ceremony had performances by two of the winners; Suresh Wadkar and Rekha Bhardwaj, who won the award for Best Male Playback Singer and Best Female Playback Singer, respectively. Both sang their respective award winning songs, "Hey Bhaskara Kshitijavari Ya" from a Marathi film, Mee Sindhutai Sapkal and "Badi Dheere Jali" from a Hindi film, Ishqiya.

    References

    58th National Film Awards Wikipedia


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