The 54th National Film Awards will be presented by The Honorable President of India, Prathiba Patil on September 2.
Priyamani – National Award winner for Best Actress
Dada Saheb Phalke award, one of the high-status awards, will be presented to the renowned Bengali film-maker Tapan Sinha.
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- Best Actor award has gone to Soumitra Chatterjee for Bengali film Podokkhep.
- Best actress award has gone to Priyamani for her role in Tamil film Paruthi Veeran.
- Priyanandan’s Malayalam film Pulijanmam bagged the award for the Best Film.
- Best film Director for the year 2006 has gone to Madhur Bhandarkar for Hindi film Traffic Signal.
- Best Hindi Film went to debutant director Dibakar Bannerjee’s hit film Khosla Ka Ghosla.
- Lage Raho Munna Bhai has bagged the National Award for best popular film.