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National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues


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

The award was instituted in 1967, at 15th National Film Awards and awarded annually for the short films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages

Winners

Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' Silver Lotus and cash prize Following are the award winners over the years:

Year
Films Languages Producers Directors Citation Refs
1967
15th
I am 20 English J S Bhownagary and K L Khandpur for Films Division S N S Sastry  –
1968
16th
Water English Fali Billmoria Productions Fali Billmoria  –
1969
17th
No Award
1970
18th
Latest English Film-O-Pub Biplab Ray Chaudhari  –
1971
19th
1972
20th
Transcedence English Pramod Patil for Films Division K Vishwanath for Films Division  –
1973
21st
Land of Krishna English G L Bhardwaj G L Bhardwaj  –
1974
22nd
Behind the Breadline English S Sukhdev S Sukhdev  –
1975
23rd
Baster Rhythm of Progress English Chandrashekhar Nair Chandrashekhar Nair  –
1976
24th
1977
25th
No Award
1978
26th
No Award
1979
27th
1980
28th
No Award
1981
29th
No Award
1982
30th
No Award
1983
31st
No Award
1984
32nd
No Award
1985
33rd
No Award
1986
34th
Inner Instincts English Ministry of Welfare India P Vijay Kumar   For its sensitive and probing treatment of a vital social issue
1987
35th
Sankalp Hindi Madhya Pradesh Film Development Corporation Ltd Rajendra Janglay   For rendering in a poetic, at the same time, sociological manner, the ordinary theme of the construction of a dam, its allied good and its consequences that would be the harbinger of progress
1988
36th
Voices from Baliapal English Vector Productions   Vasudha Joshi
  Ranjan Palit
  For the meticulousness of its investigation and the clarity and conviction with which it carries the story of the non-violent resistance of the people of Baliapal against the establishing of a missile testing range of their rich and fertile lands
1989
37th
The Limp in the Niche English Girish Karnad Girish Karnad   For being illuminating exposition of a very humane philosophy, preaching universal brotherhood, harmony and equality of all living beings
1990
38th
Safe Drinking Water for All English R Krishna Mohan for Films Division Mahesh P Sinha   For effectively portraying the fundamental problem of drinking water and the steps being taken to solve the problem, without descending to propaganda
1991
39th
Eyes of Stone   Hindi
  Marwari
Nilita Vachani Nilita Vachani   For portraying with sympathy and understanding the plight of the so-called possessed women
1992
40th
Choodiyan Hindi Sai Paranjpye for Films Division Sai Paranjpye   For portraying the courage of women in fighting alcoholism among the menfolk of the community
1993
41st
The Women Betrayed English   Sehjo Singh
  Anwar Jamal
Sehjo Singh   For the critical presentation of the phenomenon of witches and witch-hunting, provoked by forces within and outside, which is symbolic of the exploitation of a tribal community
1994
42nd
Father, Son and Holy War Part I: Trial by Fire, Part II: Hero Pharmacy   Hindi
  English
Anand Patwardhan Anand Patwardhan   For its conviction, courage and relentless observation, tempered by a sharp sense of irony
1995
43rd
Memories of Fear   Hindi
  English
  Flavia Agnes
  Majlis Production
Madhushree Dutta   For exposing with insight the fear psychosis and humiliation of women in the patriarchal Indian society
1996
44th
Silent Screams: A Village Chronicle English Jose Sebastián O K Johnny   For highlighting with sensitivity and sincerity, the agony of the tribal woman of Thrinelli, Kerala
1997
45th
Matir Bhanr Bengali Anjana Ghosh Dastidar Debananda Sengupta   For an authentic portrayal of the struggle for identity empowerment by the underpriveleged girl child
1998
46th
Malli Tamil Film and TV Institute of Tamil Nadu R Madhava Krisshnan   For its original reflection on the subject of sex-workers
1999
47th
Atanka Ka Andhakar
Darkness of Terror
Hindi Films Division Rajiv Kumar   For its documentation of the social issue of caste politics and the ensuing ruthless violence in Bihar
2000
48th
Infiltrators English Urmi Chakraborty for Films Division Urmi Chakraborty for Films Division   For its in-depth probe that unveils the illegal migration of Bangladeshis into India and the urgent need to address this issue on humanitarian grounds
2001
49th
A New Paradigm English Aruna Raje Patil Aruna Raje Patil   For dealing with the lives of the mentally challenged, the trauma of their relatives and the endless effort of the teachers to bring hope to this segment of the society
2002
50th
Avchetan Hindi   Prem Matiyani for Films Division
  Ministry of Social Empowerment
Manisha Dwivedi   For its sensitive and direct portrayal of the predicaments and crisis of homosexuality both for the individual and his family The short film powerfully covers a large canvas bringing together a team of outstanding new talent from the FTII led by Manisha Diwedi
2003
51st
Way Back Home Bengali Rajasri Mukhopadhyay Supriyo Sen   For its recounting of a remarkable journey to a homeland lost for ever, as a result of partition A family driven out of East Pakistan during partition, undertakes a journey back after fifty years to their "homeland" The journey eventually turns into a story of painful memories, lost relationships and the madness of partition- all achieved through a touching personal narrative
2004
52nd
Dwijaa Marathi Tripurari Sharan for FTII Pankaj Purandare   For presenting the distress of a child widow and her graduation over reality with subtle and sensitive cinematic treatment
2005
53rd
Way To Dusty Death   Hindi
  English
Rajiv Mehrotra Sayed Fayaz   For a Film on a little known subject that stirs the conscience and emotionally involves the viewers in the lives of the workers
2006
54th
Children of Nomads Hindi Leoarts Communication Meenakshi Vinay Rai   For gently drawing attention to the deprivation experienced by the children of nomads and for creating sensitive interaction between an urban child and a group of nomadic rural children
2007
55th
Bagher Bacha Bengali Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute Bishnu Dev Halder   For its spontaneous and multilayered depiction of the life of a child living in a railway station He is shown on the borderline between a struggle for survival and a life of crime
2007
55th
Shifting Prophecy English Public Service Broadcasting Trust Merajur Rahman Baruah   For handling the discrimination that Muslim women face in Tamil Nadu from some of the conservative clergy The film successfully brings out the story of a woman activist who has galvanised the socially depressed women into fighting this gender discrimination
2008
56th
The Female Nude Hindi Public Service Broadcasting Trust   Hemjyotika
  Devi Prasad Mishra
  For a compelling portrait of a woman who rises above her circumstances in an unconventional way, carving out a position for herself irrespective of how others view her
2008
56th
Buru Gaara Hindi Public Service Broadcasting Trust Shriprakash   For the journey of two adivasi women from Jharkhand, finding their identity and dignity using language – one through poetry and the other through grassroots journalism The film creates a space where the narratives of the women emerge as powerful tales of their struggle for empowerment
2009
57th
Mr India Manipuri Haobam Paban Kumar Haobam Paban Kumar   For bringing alive a motivational and touching story of indomitable human spirit and resilience The struggle of an HIV patient who overcame all odds and barriers to win Mr India title
2010
58th
Understanding Trafficking   Bengali
  Hindi
  English
Cinemawoman Ananya Chakraborti   To cross the line of limit, becomes an issue of indifference Along this line, the documentary projects the serious social issue of human trafficking in a very thought provoking manner through stark and gravitating images It airs an intriguing atmosphere of concerns through dramatised and realistic imageries
2011
59th
Mindscapes of Love and Longing   Hindi
  English
Public Service Broadcasting Trust Arun Chadha   For compassionately revealing the differently enabled and their needs for intimacy, sexuality and identity
2011
59th
Inshallah, Football   Kashmiri
  Urdu
  English
Javed Jaffrey Ashvin Kumar   For sensitively highlighting the frustrations of a young Kashmiri footballer in his efforts to acquire a passport against the backdrop of socio political turmoil in the region
2012
60th
Behind The Mist Malayalam Babu Kambrath Babu Kambrath   For its depiction of a land and people whose vital connections were lost A film that gives dignity to its subject and portrays the plight of the migrant against the backdrop of an immensely beautiful land
2013
61st
Gulabi Gang   Hindi
  Bundelkhandi
Torstein Grude Nishtha Jain   For its powerful depiction of a crusader for the subaltern that takes us deeper into the continuing struggles of the rural Indian woman set in a milieu of chauvinistic scepticism
2014
62nd
Can't Take This Shit Anymore English Bhagirathi Films Vinod Kapri   For incisively highlighting the acute desperation of rural women and the problems they face from the lack of basic and essential facilities for sanitation
2014
62nd
Daughters of Mother India English V2 Film & Design Pvt Ltd Vibha Bakshi   For explicitly and determinedly turning the spotlight on the burning issue of rape in the country and the brutal mentality that drives it
2015
63rd
Auto Driver Manipuri   Oinam Doren
  Longjam Meenadevi
Longjam Meenadevi   For kick-starting a courageous drive

References

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


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