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Aadukalam steals limelight, wins 5 National Awards

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Published: Friday, May 20, 2011, 10:33 [IST]

It was a red letter day for the Tamil film industry, as it went on to win 14 National Awards. Vetrimaran's Aadukalam had a lion's share, which won six awards for various categories. Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru, Endhiran, Namma Gramam and Mynaa are the other movies, which brought honours to the Kollywood. Srilankan actor VIS Jayaraman received Special Jury Award for his negative role in Dhanush starrer film.

The awards jury headed by Bollywood filmmaker J P Dutta announced the 58th National Film Awards yesterday. The Tamil film industry and Marathi film industry, which bagged 10 National Awards, swept the top honours. While the Malayalam film industry and Kannada film industry got four, Bollywood was pushed below, as it could only win two awards,

The list of the National Film Award winners for Tamil films are as follows:

Best Tamil Film - Thenmerkku Paruvakkatru
Best Actor – Dhanush
Best Actress - Saranya Ponvannan
Best Director - Vetrimaran
Best Supporting Actor - J Thambi Ramaiah
Best Supporting Actress - Sukumari
Special Jury Award (Actor) - VIS Jayabalan
Best Editing - T E Kishore
Best Choreography- Dinesh Kumar
Best Lyricist – Vairamuthu
Best Special Effects - V Srinivas Mohan
Best Production Design - Sabu Cyril
Best Costume Designer - Indrans Jayan

We at Oneindia congratulate all the winners for winning the National Film Award of the year.

Topics: dhanush, aadukalam, national film awards, vetrimaran, endhiran, saranya ponvannan
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