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67th National Film Awards: Chhichhore director Nitesh Tiwari dedicates award to late Sushant Singh Rajput

The prestigious awards are organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, which comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Chhichhore director Nitesh Tiwari remembered the late Sushant Singh Rajput while receiving the award for his film and dedicated the award to the late actor.



late Sushant Singh Rajput

The 67th National Film Awards were presented by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on October 25th in Delhi. The prestigious awards are organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, which comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. This year’s National Film Awards will honour the Indian films from the year 2019.

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, while Kangana Ranaut won her record 4th Best Actress award for Manikarnika and Panga. Veteran Manoj Bajpayee and South superstar Dhanush won Best Actor awards for their performances in Bhonsle and Asuran, respectively. Priyadarshan’s Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea won the Best Feature Film. The film is, however, yet to release in theatres, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Chhichhore filmmakers dedicated the award to the late Sushant Singh Rajput

Chhichhore director Nitesh Tiwari remembered the late Sushant Singh Rajput while receiving the award for his film and dedicated the award to the late actor.

. “Sushant is an integral part of our film. He made us proud. We are dedicating this award to him” said the film’s director Nitesh Tiwari and producer Sajid Nadiadwala at the red carpet.

Chhichhore was released in September 2019, which focuses on college friendships. Sushant was portrayed as a middle-aged man, who taught his son the importance of loving his life after his son attempted suicide.

Ironically, in June 2020, Sushant passed away due to an alleged suicide.

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Check the complete list of National Film Awards winners here:

  • Best Actress– Kangana Ranaut for Manikarnika and Panga
  • Best Actor– Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle, Dhanush for Asuran
  • Best Supporting Actor- Vijay Sethupathi for Super Deluxe
  • Best Supporting Actress– Pallavi Joshi for The Tashkent Files
  • Best Child Artist– Naga Vishal
  • Best Female Singer– Bardo, Savani Ravindran
  • Best Male Singer– Kesari, B Praak
  • Best Direction– Bahattar Hoorain
  • Best Children’s Film– Kastoori
  • Best Film on Environment Issues– Water Burial (Monpa)
  • Best Film on Social Issues– Anandi Gopal
  • Best Popular Film– Maharshi (Telugu)
  • Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film– Helen (Malayalam)
  • Best Feature Film- Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam) directed by Priyadarshan.
  • Best Screenplay– Original (Jyeshthoputro, Kaushik Ganguly), Adapted (Gumnaami, Srijit Mukerji), Dialogue Writer (Vivek Agnihotri, The Tashkent Files )
  • Best Audiography– Iewdun (Debajit Gyan), Trijya, Oththa Seruppu (Resul Pookutty)
  • Best Editing- Jersey (Navin Nooli)
  • Best Production Design– Anandi Gopall
  • Best Make Up Artist- Helen (Ranjith)
  • Best Music Direction– Songs: Viswasam (Tamil), Music Direction: Jyeshthoputro
  • Best Lyrics– Kolaambi (Malayalam)
  • Best Jury Award- Oththa Seruppu Size-7 (Tamil)
  • Best Special Effects– Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham (Malayalam)
  • Best Choreography– Maharshi (Telugu)
  • Best Action/Direction Film– Best Stunt: Avane Srimannarayana (Kannada)
  • Best Regional Language Films- Pingara (Tulu), Kenjira (Paniya), Anu Ruwad (Mishing), Iewduh (Khasi), Chhoriyan Chhoro Se Kam Nahi (Haryanvi), Bhulan the Maze (Chhattisgarhi), Jersey (Telugu), Asuran (Tamil), Rab Da Radio 2 (Punjabi), Sala Budhar Badla (Odiya), Kalira Atita (Odiya), Eigi Kona (Manipuri), Kalla Nottam (Malayalam), Bardo (Marathi), Kaajro (Konkani), Akshi (Kannada), Chhichhore (Hindi), Gumnaami (Bengali), Ronuwa – Who Never Surrenders (Assamese)
  • Special Mention– Biryani (Malayalam), Jonaki Porua (Assamese), Lata Bhagwan Kare (Marathi), Picasso (Marathi)
  • Most Film-Friendly State- Sikkim
  • Best Book on Cinema-‘A Gandhian Affair: India’s Curious Portrayal of Love in Cinema’ by Sanjay Suri
  • Best Critic- Sohini Chattopadhyay
  • Best Narration Film– Wild Karnataka (David Attenborough)
  • Best Editing- Shut Up Sona, Arjun Gourisaria
  • Best Audiography– Radha, (Musical), Allwin Rego and Sanjay Maurya
  • Best On-Location Sound Recordist- Saptarshi Sarkar for Rahas
  • Best Cinematography- Sonsi, Savita Singh
  • Best Direction- Knock Knock Knock (English/Bengali), Sudhanshu Saria
  • Best Film on Family Values– Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole (Malayalam)
  • Best Short Fiction Film- Custody (Hindi/English)
  • Special Jury Award– Small Scale Societies (English)
  • Best Animation Film– Radha (Musical)
  • Best Investigative Film– Jakkal (Vivek Wagh)
  • Best Exploration Film– Wild Karnataka
  • Best Education Film– Apples & Oranges (Ruksana Tabassum)
  • Best Film on Social Issues– Holy Rights (Farah Khatun), Ladli (Sudipta Kundu)
  • Best Environmental Friendly Film– The Stork Savious (Ajay & Vijay Bedi)
  • Best Promotional Film– The Shower

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Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Pathaan OTT release date finalised, know here

The film was released in theaters on January 25, 2023 and has also completed fifty days running in theatres.



Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone

After having a monstrous run at the world box office and thrashing-making several records, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer Pathaan will now soon be released on an OTT platform.

The release date of the blockbuster movie Pathaan has been finalised, and it is being told that the Siddharth Anand directorial is going to be released on 22 March on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video.

It will be nothing less than a treat for those fans, who have not been able to see Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham’s film in cinema halls yet.

For the unversed, Pathaan is a spy action film made under the banner of Yash Raj Films. Salman Khan also has a cameo role in Pathan. The film was released in theaters on January 25, 2023 and has also completed fifty days running in theatres.

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Shahrukh Khan made a comeback on silver screen after 4 years and Pathaan and his fans made sure that this one turns out to be a mega hot for him. The film has become the highest grossing Hindi film by breaking the record of SS. Rajamouli’s Bahubali 2.

Although Amazon Prime Video has not made its OTT release date official yet. But according to sources, it is believed that Pathaan is going to release on on March 22.

If you intend to watch Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer on OTT, then you will have to buy a subscription to Amazon Prime Video. The annual plan of Amazon Prime Video comes for Rs 1,499. If you want a monthly subscription, then you will have to pay Rs 179 for it.

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Shah Rukh Khan greets fans, shares selfie and thanks them for showering love on Pathaan



Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s starter Pathaan making headlines since the film hit the big screens for all the positive reasons. The movie not only created a storm at box office but also made history by earning a total worldwide gross collection of Rs 832.20 crore. The action-thriller also marked the Badhshah of Bollywood’s return to the big screen after a long resting period of four years. In order to thank all the viewers and fans, Khan shared a post on his official Instagram handle, dedicating the film’s success to the viewers.

Zero actor posts a selfie on Instagram with the caption that reads the Sun is alone….it Burns….and comes out of the darkness to Shine again. Thank u all for letting the Sun shine on #Pathaan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan actor added.

Take a look at the latest post of Shah Rukh Khan on Instragram

Since the upload, the photo has gained millions of likes and share in no time. From celebrities to fans, everyone was also bombarded in the comment section in order to reply to him. One of the fans commented that the sun will always shine…And now, brighter than ever! Waiting for Jawan & Dunki. Another fan wrote that King hasn’t arrived because he never left. While the third one said that the upcoming movies definitely gonna break the record of Pathaan because only Shah Rukh Khan can break his own record.

Meanwhile, after gaining massive popularity and breaking all the records, Pathaan has beaten Aamir Khan’s Dangal and became the highest-grossing Hindi film ever. As far as King Khan’s upcoming projects are concerned, he is all set to win hearts again with his much-awaited films Jawan and Dunki, which is slated to release on June 2, and December 22, 2023, respectively.

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Kiara Advani-Sidharth Malhotra to tie the knot in February, Deets inside

Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra have reportedly been together since 2020.



As the season of wedding in the Bollywood fraternity continues on, the star couple and Shershaah actors Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra are speculated to follow suit. The star couple are rumored to be taking the the relationship to the next level as there are various reported Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra tying the knot in February.

According to reports, the star couple will ring the wedding bells on February 6 and the marriage will be held at Palace hotel in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer which will only have an exclusive guest list. The wedding plans of the duo comes after they recently made their relationship somewhat public during their interview with director Karan Johar during Koffee with Karan season 7.

It is also reported that the pre-wedding functions are scheduled for February 4 and 5 in which the guests and families will celebrate the customs of Mehendi, Haldi and Sangeet ceremonies.

Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra have reportedly been together since 2020.

Koffee with Karan episode

Actor Kiara Advani sort of confirmed her relationship with the star actor Sidharth Malhotra after was asked a series of questions about her dating life on the couch of Koffee with Karan. The Shershaah actor didn’t directly confirm the relationship but didn’t shy away when asked if Sidharth Malhotra was her close friend as she said that he is more than a close friend.

In a separate episode of Koffee with Karan, Shershaah actor Sidharth Malhotra also confirmed the relationship and his dream of marrying Kiara Advani as the actor was quoted saying that he is manifesting a brighter happier future, to which the Director Karan Johar interjected and asked if the Malhotra was manifesting the brighter happier future with Kiara Advani.

The Thank God actor then went ahead to say that if she would be there in future, it would be great and added that he is manifesting it right now and will have to see what happens.

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On the career front, Sidharth Malhotra was recently seen starring alongside Ajay Devgn in the fantasy comedy drama film helmed by Indra Kumar Thank God. whereas Kiara Advani will be seen next in Satyaprem Ki Katha alongside Kartik Aryan.

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