Big winners at 58th National Film Awards

Updated: September 09, 2011 17:13 IST

Regional cinema was in the spotlight at the 58th National Film Awards presented today. Big winners included Tamil actor Dhanush and Malayalam actor Salim Kumar who shared the prestigious Best Actor award. Malayalam film Adaminte Makan Abu bagged the Best Feature Film.

Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Tamil star Dhanush receives the Best Actor award for Aadukalam from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander receives the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Producer Arbaaz Khan receives the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Dabangg from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Director Abhinav Kashyap receives the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Dabangg from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Vishal Bhardwaj receives the award for Best Music Direction for Ishqiya from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Rekha Bhardwaj receives the award for Best Female Playback Singer for Ishqiya from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Child actor Harsh Mayar receives the Best Child Artist award for his performance in the Hindi film I am Kalam from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Malaika Arora Khan at the event.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Actor Salim Kumar receives the Best Actor award for the Malayalam film Adaminte Makan Abu from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Producer Basantkumar Patil receives the Best Children's Film Award for the Kannada film Hejjegalu from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Producer couple Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan pose with the Swarna Kamal medal. The duo received the Award For Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Dabangg.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Director P. Sheshadri receives the Best Film On Environment Conservation/Preservation award for Kannada film Bettada Jeeva from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Director P.R. Ramadas Naidu receives the Best Children's Film award for his Kannada film Hejjegalu from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner K Balachander with actor Arbaaz Khan.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Director Seenu Ramasamy receives the award for the Best Tamil Film for Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
The awards were hosted by actors Mahie Gill and Rajat Kapoor.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
(From Right to left)Best Actor award winner Salim Kumar with Best Child Artist award winner Harsh Mayar, followed by fellow Best Actor award winner K Dhanush and Best Actress award winner Saranya Pon Vannan at the 58th National Film Awards Function in New Delhi on Friday (September 9).
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Anant Mahadevan receives the award for Best Screenplay for Mee Sindhutai Sapkal (Marathi) from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Malaika Arora Khan and Raima Sen at the event.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Actress Mitalee Jagtap Varadkar receives Best Actress award for her role in Marathi film Baboo Band Baaja from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Actress Saranya Pon Vannan receives Best Actress award for her role in Tamil film Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Singer Suresh Wadkar receives the Best Male Playback Singer award for the Marathi film Mee Sindhutai Sapkal from President Pratibha Patil.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Best Actor award winners Salim Kumar (Right) and Dhanush with Best Actress award winners Saranya Pon Vannan and Mitalee Jagtap-Varadkar (Left) at the 58th National Film Awards Function in New Delhi.
Big winners at 58th National Film Awards
Author Vijaya Mulay receives the Best Book On Cinema award for her English book ‘From Rajahs and Yogis to Gandhi and Beyond: Images of India in International Films of the Twentieth Century' from President Pratibha Patil.

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