Complete List Of 69th National Film Awards 2021 Winners

Complete List Of 69th National Film Awards 2021 Winners: The winners of 69th National Film Awards were announced today 24 August 2023. This 69th National Film Awards honors the best films, artists, and technicians of 2021.

National Film Awards is the prestigious cinema award presented by Indian government to honour the best films and works of artists and technicians of Indian film industry. The awards ceremony was originally slated to be held on 3 May 2022 but was postponed due to delays after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Best Feature Film award was won by Rocketry: The Nambi Effect written, produced and directed by R. Madhavan in his directorial debut. The film is based on the life of ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan.

Best Actor award went to actor Allu Arjun for the Telugu film Pushpa. The Best Actress awards was shared by Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiawadi and Kriti Sanon for Mimi.

Actor Pankaj Tripathi bagged the Best Supporting Actor for his acting in the Hindi film Mimi and Actress Pallavi Joshi won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the film The Kashmir Files.

69th National Film Awards 2021 Winners

Lets check out the winners of other categories.

Feature Film Awards

Golden Lotus Awards [Swarna Kamal]

Best Feature Film

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
Director: R. Madhavan
Language: Tamil, Hindi, English

Best Direction

Nikhil Mahajan
Film: Godavari
Language: Marathi

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

Producer: D. V. V. Danayya
Director: S. S. Rajamouli
Language: Telugu

Best Children’s Film

Gandhi & Co.
Producer: MD Media Corp
Director: Manish Saini
Language: Gujarati

Best Debut Film of a Director

Producer: Unni Mukundan
Director: Vishnu Mohan
Language: Malayalam

Best Actor

Allu Arjun
Film: Pushpa: The Rise
Language: Telugu

Best Actress

Alia Bhatt
Film: Gangubai Kathiawadi
Language: Hindi

Kriti Sanon
Film: Mimi
Language: Hindi

Best Supporting Actor

Pankaj Tripathi
Film: Mimi
Language: Hindi

Best Supporting Actress

Pallavi Joshi
Film: The Kashmir Files
Language: Hindi



Best Child Artist

Best Action Direction

Best Choreography

Best Special Effects

Special Jury Award

Best Music Direction

Best Lyrics

Best Female Playback Singer

Best Male Playback Singer


Best Background Music

Best Make-up Artist

Best Costumes

Best Production Design

Best Audiography

Best Audiography [Re-recordist of final mixed track]

Best Screenplay [Original]

Best Screenplay [Adapted]

Best Screenplay [Dialogues]

Best Cinematography

Best Editing


Best Film on Environment

Best Film on Social Issues

Best Film on National Integration


Regional Language Best Films

Language  Best Films
Assamese  Anur
Bengali  Kalkokkho
Chattisgarhi  Chhello Show
Hindi  Sardar Udham
Kannada  777 Charlie
Malayalam  Home
Marathi  Ekda Kaay Zala
Meiteilon  Eikhoigi Yum
Mishing  Boomba Ride
Odia  Pratikshya
Tamil  Kadaisi Vivasayi
Telugu  Uppena

Special Mentions: –

Non-Feature Film Awards

Best Voice-over/ Narrration

Best Music Direction

Best Editing

Best Audiography

Best Cinematography

Best Direction

Best Film on Family Values

Best Short Fiction Film

Special Jury Award

Best Animation Film

Best Investigative Film

Best Exploration Film

Best Educational Film
Apples and Oranges [English]

Best Film on Social Issues
1. Holy Rights [Hindi]
2. Ladli [Hindi]

Best Environment Film
The Stork Saviours [Hindi]

Best Promotional Film
The Shower [Hindi]

Best Arts and Culture Film
Shrikshetra-Ru-Sahijata [Odia]

Best Biographical Film
Elephants Do Remember

Best Directorial Debut
Raj Pritam More for Khisa [Marathi]

Best Film
An Engineered Dream [Hindi]

Most Film Friendly State

Best Film Critic
Sohini Chattopadhyay

Best Book on Cinema
A Gandhian Affair India’s Curious Portrayal of Love in Cinema by Sanjay Suri

Special mentions

1. Cinema Paharana Manus by Ashok RaneHelen
2. Kannada Cinema Jagathika Cinema Vikasa-Prerane Prabhava by PR Ramadasa Naidu

Congratulations to all the winners!