54th National Film Awards for the year 2006 has been delivered by the President Pratibha Patil at the the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday in the presence of Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi.
Pic – Winner of the Best Actor award Soumitra Chatterjee , with Priyamani winner of the Best Actress award and Divya Chaphadkar, the Best Child Artist award winner.
- Actress Priyamani received the National best actress award for the lead role she played as an innocent girl in Tamil Film Paruthiveeran.
- Veteran Bengali film actor Soumitra Chatterjee was conferred the best actor award for the Bengali film Podokkhep.
- Divya Chaphadkar was conferred the Best Child Artist by the President Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the 54th National Film Awards in New Delhi.