2017 National Film Awards - Kollywood hits a six at National Film Awards
Six awards were bagged by Kollywood in the National Film Awards announced on Friday. While actor Suriya’s time-travel film, 24, grabbed two awards — for Best Cinematographer and Best Production Design — Joker also bagged two awards — Best Regional Film and Best Male Playback Singer (Sundharayyar for the song Jasmine-U).
Renowned lyricist Vairamuthu won the national award for the seventh time for his song, ‘Endha Pakkam Parkum Bodhum Vanam Ondru Dhaan’ from the movie ‘Dharmadurai’. The founder of Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy (BOFTA), G. Dhananjayan, was adjudged the ‘Best Film Critic’ for his analyses of various topics, including film genres, taxation and ticket pricing.