National Film Awards 2017 Winners announced: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Mohanlal get congratulatory messages on Twitter
The 64th National Film Awards announced its winner list for the phenomenal performances in the Indian movie industry in 2016. Akshay Kumar finally bagged an award for his 2016 release, Rustom and Sonam Kapoor also got a special mention in the National Awards. Dangal star Zaira Wasim also won the Best Supporting Actress award. Social media filled with congratulatory messages for all the winners at the National Awards and people could not stop praising all the artists. The National Film Awards 2017 also saw Priyanka Chopra’s Ventilator win big with three awards. Everyone from Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah to Twinkle Khanna and Harshvardhan Kapoor shared their happiness on the choices made by the national awards team. Akshay Kumar wins Best Actor title at National Film Awards 2017: Twitterati troll him for being a Canadian with an Indian award!
The National Awards have been an extremely prestigious event which awards and celebrates immensely talented people in the Indian movie industry. However, the National Film Awards 2017 received a lot of criticism as beautiful, critically acclaimed movies like Udta Punjab failed to bag any awards. Filmmaker Priyadarshan headed the National Awards jury as the chairperson, and they managed to appreciate various talented people across different regional languages. Twitter was flooded with congratulatory wishes for all the winners and here are some of the tweets. Zaira Wasim wins Best Supporting Actress at 64th National Film Awards: 8 facts about the Dangal girl!
1. Twinkle Khanna finally got what she wanted!
— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) April 7, 2017
2. Harshvardhan Kapoor could not contain his excitement!
— Harshvardhan Kapoor (@HarshKapoor_) April 7, 2017
3. Omar Abdullah was all praises about Zaira Wasim
— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) April 7, 2017
4. Fans on twitter were extremely happy!
#NationalAwards congratulations of all winners who got awards
— Gajanan kulkarni (@gajanankulkar18) April 7, 2017
5. Fans were every so supportive towards Akshay Kumar
— Dr.Mashoor Gulai (@DrMashooor) April 7, 2017
6. The team of Joker received all the accolades
— Balaji Mohan (@directormbalaji) April 7, 2017
7. Suriya’s movie obviously won some national awards!
— Rajasekar (@sekartweets) April 7, 2017
8. When beautiful movies are recognized!
— RJ ALOK (@OYERJALOK) April 7, 2017
The National Awards 2017 surprised many people with some of its choices and people are still trying to contemplate the miss of various important people from the list. While Neerja won the Best Film award, fans and movie enthusiasts are upset over some key choices like Rustom over Udta Punjab or Dangal. Shah Rukh Khan once against missed out on a national award, even after moving everyone with his beautiful portrayal of an obsessed fan.