Notes: Marathi film ‘Kasaav’ has won the Best Film award at the 64th National Awards, which were announced at the National Media Centre (NMC) in New Delhi on April 7, 2017. Rajesh Mapuskar has been named as the Best Director for his Marathi film ‘Ventilator’. Akshay Kumar won his first National Film Award for his role in Rustom, a courtroom drama inspired by the 1959 Nanavati case was adjudged the best actor for Rustom while Surabhi Lakshmi won the best actress award for ‘Minnaminungu’. Amitabh Bachchan-starrer film ‘Pink’ has been named the best film in the category on social issues. The Best Hindi Feature Film award went to “Neerja”, directed by Ram Madhvani.