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National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues


The National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues is one of the category in the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India It is one of several awards presented for feature films and is awarded with Rajat Kamal Silver Lotus

The National Film Awards were established in 1954 to "encourage production of the films of a high aesthetic and technical standard and educational and culture value" and also planned to included awards for regional films In 1984, at the 32nd National Film Awards various new categories were instituted for Swarna Kamal and Rajat Kamal Categories like the Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Design along with the Best Film on Other Social Issues were introduced for the Rajat Kamal This category was introduced to be awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages As of 2016 since its inception, the award has been present thirty-three times to thirty-six films It has been presented for films in seven languages with the highest being twelve in Hindi, followed by nine in Malayalam, five in Tamil, four in Marathi, three in Bengali, two in Kannada and one in Telugu It was not presented on two occasion in 1985 33rd ceremony and 2011 59th ceremony

The inaugural award was conferred upon production banner Sanket Rajat Kamal and ₹ 30,000 and director Shankar Nag Rajat Kamal and ₹ 15,000 for their Kannada film Accident for dealing with the bold topic of whistleblowing against political corruption and dealing with bad effects of alcoholism On five occasion the award was shared by two films: in 1987 by Tamil films Ore Oru Gramathiley and Vedham Pudhithu, in 1993 by Janani Bengali and Naaraayam Malayalam, in 1994 by Wheelchair Bengali and Parinayam Malayalam, in 2000 by Munnudi Kannada and Vetri Kodi Kattu Tamil, and in 2003 by Hindi films Koi Mil Gaya and Gangaajal The most recent recipient of the award, the production banner Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited and director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, have received Rajat Kamal and ₹ 1,50,000 each for their Hindi courtroom drama film Pink The film discusses the social issue of crimes against women and political meddling in a court case

Winners

The award includes 'Rajat Kamal' Silver Lotus and cash prize to the producers and director each The first award in 1984 had a monetary association of ₹ 30,000 to the producers and ₹ 15,000 to the directors In 1995 at the 43rd award ceremony the Marathi film Doghi was honoured and the cash prices were revised to ₹30,000 each presented to the director duo Sumitra Bhave–Sunil Sukthankar and co-producers National Film Development Corporation of India NFDC and Doordarshan The monetary association was again revised to ₹ 1,50,000 to both the producers and directors in 2006 at the 54th ceremony where producer Policherla Venkata Subbiah and director Satish Kasetty's Telugu film Hope was the winner This has remained same as of 2016

Year
Films Languages Producers Directors Citation Refs
1984
32nd
Accident Kannada Sanket Shankar Nag  –
1985
33rd
No Award
1986
34th
Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam Malayalam M Mani Sibi Malayil   For focussing on the dire need for integrity in the educational system in remote areas in a heart warming film, charmingly narrated
1987
35th
Ore Oru Gramathiley Tamil S Rangarajan Jyothipandian   For tackling the problem of caste differences and discrimination from the opposite ends of the hierarchy in their own way in a convincing manner and for the rigorous statement they make and the solutions they offer
1987
35th
Vedham Pudhithu Tamil Janani Arts Creations P Bharathiraja   For tackling the problem of caste differences and discrimination from the opposite ends of the hierarchy in their own way in a convincing manner and for the rigorous statement they make and the solutions they offer
1988
36th
Main Zinda Hoon Hindi NFDC and Doordarshan Sudhir Mishra   For portraying with redeemed finesse the saga of the agony of the middle class working woman
1989
37th
Unnikuttanu Joli Kitty Malayalam V R Gopinath V R Gopinath   For its bleak narration of an unemployed youth becoming an unemployable due to callous social attitudes
1990
38th
Oru Veedu Iru Vasal Tamil Kavithalayaa Productions K Balachander   For focussing on women's problem and very sensitively showing the path by which women can be emancipated
1991
39th
Yamanam Malayalam Ajayan Varicolil Bharath Gopi   For advocating the cause of physically handicapped and upholding their right to be on their own, in a world that is more generous with its sympathy than understanding
1992
40th
Neenga Nalla Irukkanum Tamil G V Films Visu   For its effective and purposeful plea for prohibition
1993
41st
Janani Bengali Sanat Dasgupta Sanat Dasgupta   For its delicate portrayal of an obscurantist practice like witchcraft, prevalent in certain parts of the country
1993
41st
Naaraayam Malayalam Raju Pilakat Sasi Shankar   For its subdued depiction of the possibilities of realising communal harmony
1994
42nd
Parinayam Malayalam G P Vijayakumar Hariharan   For recreating a real incident in the social history of Kerala, thereby indicating the continued relevance of gender oppression in traditional caste-dominated society
1994
42nd
Wheelchair Bengali NFDC Tapan Sinha   For a positive rendition of the condition of handicapped people suggesting affirmative action
1995
43rd
Doghi Marathi   NFDC
  Doordarshan
  Sumitra Bhave
  Sunil Sukathnkar
  For its depiction of poverty-stricken rural family consisting of two young sisters The agony of survival in a tradition bound hostile society and their subsequent liberation is beautifully depicted in the film
1996
44th
Tamanna Hindi Pooja Bhatt Mahesh Bhatt   For depicting the selfless dedication and love of eunuchs for an abandoned child
1997
45th
Dhanna Hindi Films Division Deepak Roy   The film stands for the rights of a disabled person to be accorded the privileges of a normal human being within a family and in society It states in a simple yet convincing manner that the disabled should be encouraged to develop their inner talents
1998
46th
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Malayalam C Karunakaran Sreenivasan   For its strong theme of a woman's struggle against relentless difficulties heaped upon her by her worthless husband Her ultimate success and emancipation prove to be socially inspiring
1999
47th
Kairee Hindi Government of India Amol Palekar   For its charming portrayal of the need to give a secure future, through education, to the girl-child in the backwaters of the country
2000
48th
Vetri Kodi Kattu Tamil D Pandian Cheran   For discussing issues on migration from one's own land and the social implications that follow, in the heart land of Tamilnadu, highlighting the need to re-establish the holistic culture of society
2000
48th
Munnudi Kannada Navachitra P Sheshadri   For attempting to discuss the misuse of Shariat by opportunistic men and the manipulation of the testaments on "Nikah" and "Talaaq"
2001
49th
Chandni Bar Hindi Lata Mohan Iyer Madhur Bhandarkar   For its realistic portrayal of the problems of an uprooted woman who is brought to Mumbai and forced to work in a beer bar The film is a poignant and sensitive depicition of innocent girls trapped in the vicious cycle of survival in the underworld
2002
50th
Swaraaj Hindi George Mathew Anwar Jamal   For its strong and competent depiction of women's empowerment in rural India
2003
51st
Koi Mil Gaya Hindi Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan   For its compassionate portrayal of a mentally challenged young man who is able to reach out to the wonders of the universe
2003
51st
Gangaajal Hindi Prakash Jha Prakash Jha   For its stark delineation of a wide range of wrongs pervading society, and state
2004
52nd
Perumazhakkalam Malayalam Salim Padiyath Kamal   For its deft handling of a complex, sensitive issue in a very sensitive manner The central characters in the film reflect the traditional virtues of the Indian women, such as self-sacrifice, endurance and forgiveness, to bring two communities together
2005
53rd
Iqbal Hindi Subhash Ghai Nagesh Kukunoor   For its inspiring and cinematically energetic portrayal of a hearing impaired in his aspiration to become a champion cricketer
2006
54th
Hope Telugu Policherla Venkata Subbiah Satish Kasetty   For focusing on the need to re-examine the present-day education system that leads many young people to commit suicide
2007
55th
Antardwand Hindi Sushil Rajpal Sushil Rajpal   For exposing the "marriages for sale" racket and dramatically presenting a browbeaten girl who finds her courage and her voice and rebels against her tyrannical father
2008
56th
Jogwa Marathi Shripal Morakhia Rajeev Patil   For hard hitting comment on the victims of age old social customs
2009
57th
Well Done Abba Hindi Reliance Big Pictures Shyam Benegal   For a socio-political satire about a common man's fight for justice against an all pervasive corrupt system
2010
58th
Champions Marathi Aishwarya Narkar Ramesh More   In a world of deprivation, the thirst for an education surpasses the hunger for food amongst two young brothers fending for each other and their mother
2011
59th
No Award
2012
60th
Spirit Malayalam M J Antony Renjith   As the title suggests the movie establishes the ills of alcoholism The film-maker has scored by roping in a popular star to propagate the evil effects of the ‘spirit’!
2013
61st
Tuhya Dharma Koncha Marathi Indian Magic Eye Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd Satish Manwar   For a tale of a poor tribal family being torn between prosecution by law enforcing agencies on one hand and issue of loss of their traditional faith and culture through religious conversions on the other
2014
62nd
Chotoder Chobi Bengali Shree Venkatesh Films Kaushik Ganguly   For its empathetic portrayal of marginalized people and their struggle for a life of dignity
2015
63rd
Nirnayakam Malayalam Jairaj Films V K Prakash   For tackling a relevant and unaddressed issue of curtailing freedom of movement for the common man due to hartals and processions
2016
64th
Pink Hindi Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury   A gender neutral perspective of a social problem, which definitely needs to be addressed

References

  1. ^ "1st National Film Awards" International Film Festival of India Retrieved 10 May 2017 
  2. ^ "1st National Film Awards PDF" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved 10 May 2017 
  3. ^ a b "33rd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 7, 2012 
  4. ^ a b "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced" Press Information Bureau PIB, India Retrieved March 7, 2012 
  5. ^ a b c "32nd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 6, 2012 
  6. ^ a b c "64th National Film Awards" PDF Press release Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved 7 April 2017 
  7. ^ "'Pink' bags National Award for Best Film on Social Issues" Business Standard 7 April 2017 Retrieved 10 May 2017 
  8. ^ a b "43rd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 6, 2012 
  9. ^ a b "54th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 24, 2012 
  10. ^ "34th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 7, 2012 
  11. ^ "35th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 9, 2012 
  12. ^ "36th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 9, 2012 
  13. ^ "37th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 29, 2012 
  14. ^ "38th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 9, 2012 
  15. ^ "39th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved February 27, 2012 
  16. ^ "40th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 2, 2012 
  17. ^ "41st National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 3, 2012 
  18. ^ "42nd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 5, 2012 
  19. ^ "44th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 9, 2012 
  20. ^ "45th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 11, 2012 
  21. ^ "46th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 12, 2012 
  22. ^ "47th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 13, 2012 
  23. ^ "48th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 13, 2012 
  24. ^ "49th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 14, 2012 
  25. ^ "50th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 14, 2012 
  26. ^ "51st National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 15, 2012 
  27. ^ "52nd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved January 28, 2012 
  28. ^ "53rd National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 19, 2012 
  29. ^ "55th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 26, 2012 
  30. ^ "56th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 27, 2012 
  31. ^ "57th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 28, 2012 
  32. ^ "58th National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved March 29, 2012 
  33. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" PDF Press release Press Information Bureau PIB, India Retrieved 18 March 2013 
  34. ^ "61st National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals 16 April 2014 Retrieved 16 April 2014 
  35. ^ "62nd National Film Awards" PDF Press release Directorate of Film Festivals 24 March 2015 Retrieved 24 March 2015 
  36. ^ "63rd National Film Awards" PDF Press release Directorate of Film Festivals 28 March 2016 Retrieved 28 March 2016 

External links

  • Official Page for Directorate of Film Festivals, India
  • National Film Awards Archives
  • National Film Awards at IMDB


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