First awarded 1987
Total awarded 31
Last awarded 2015
Cash award 10,000 INR (US$160)
Category of National Film Awards
|Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)|
First awardee(s) The Eight Column Affair
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
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The National Film Award for Best Short Fiction Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for Non-Feature Films and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus).
The award was instituted in 1987, at 35th National Film Awards and awarded annually for the short films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.
Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus Award) and cash prize. Cash prize amount varied over the period. Following table illustrates the cash prize amount over the years:
Following are the award winners over the years: