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National Film Awards

Veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar during the presentation of Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2018 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2018 to veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, conferred for his contribution to the Indian film industry, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan addresses after receiving the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2018 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pose a group photo at the presentation of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award to Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, conferred for his contribution to the Indian film industry, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, second left, presents the national film award for best child artist to P. V. Rohith, during the national film awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, second left, presents the national film award for best child artist to Talha Arshad Reshi, right, during the national film awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, second left, presents the national film award for best child artist to Sameep Ranaut, right, during the national film awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Best Supporting Actress award to actress Surekha Sikri for her role in the film 'Badhaai Ho' during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Actors Akshay Kumar and Ayushmaan Khurrana with film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, second left, presents award to Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, right, during the national film awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Best Actress award to actress Keerthy Suresh for her role in Mahanati during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents the award for Best Film on Social Issues to Padman, being received by Actor Akshay Kumar, during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents the Best Actor award to actor Vicky Kaushal for his role in the film Uri: The Surgical Trike during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Union I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents the Best Actor (shared) award to actor Ayushmann Khurrana for his role in the film Andhadhun during the 66th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Union I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar is also seen.

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From left, Keerthy Suresh, who received the best actress award, actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal who shared the best actor award stand with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, during the national film awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actress Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor, right, and daughters Janhvi Kapoor, center, and Khushi Kapoor walk to receive the best actress award conferred posthumously to Sridevi at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actress Sridevi's daughters Janhvi Kapoor, center, and Khushi Kapoor attend the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi. Sridevi received the Best Actress award posthumously for her film "Mom."

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President Ram Nath Kovind with the recipients of National Film Awards at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

RC Suresh (R), winner for Best Documentary, Best Director, Best Music Director along with filmmaker Meghnath and other awardees interacts with the media after deciding to skip the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi. More than 60 winners of the National Film Awards decided to skip the function in protest agains a last minute announcement that President Ram Nath Kovind would be presenting only 11 awards, a departure from tradition.

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RC Suresh, winner for Best Documentary, Best Director, Best Music Director along with other awardees after deciding to skip the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi. More than 60 winners of the National Film Awards decided to skip the function in protest agains a last minute announcement that President Ram Nath Kovind would be presenting only 11 awards, a departure from tradition.

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The Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Irani presenting the Rajat Kamal Award to Divya Dutta (Best Supporting Actress) for the Hindi film - IRADA, at the 65th National Film Awards Function, in New Delhi.

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Boney Kapoor and daughters Janhvi and Khushi, during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Recipient of the best actor award Riddhi Sen, left, and Best Supporting Actress Divya Dutta pose for photographers with Fashion designer Sunil Sethi at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Akshaye Khanna and wiffe Kavita Khanna during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Akshaye Khanna during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Khanna received Dadasaheb Phalke Award on behalf of his father, the late Vinod Khanna.

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Film producer Boney Kapoor and his daughters Janhvi and Khushi, during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. The family received Best Actress Award on behalf of actress Sridevi who died recently.

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Actors Pankaj Tripathi and Divya Dutta with choreographer Ganesh Acharya during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Singer KJ Yesudas and Musician AR Rahman during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Recipient of the best actor award Riddhi Sen, left, and Best Supporting Actress Divya Dutta pose for photographers at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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I&B minister Smriti Irani confers Best Film Critic award to Giridhar Jha during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers 'Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration' on Director Nipun Dharmadhikari for 'Dhappa' during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers 'Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration' on Producer Sumatilal Popatlal Shah for 'Dhappa' during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind honours director-producer Rima Das with Best Feature Film Award for her film "Village Rockstars" during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, left, confers the Best Male Playback Singer award to K.J. Yesudas right, as Junior Minister for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, center, watches during the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, left, confers the Best Actor award to Riddhi Sen, right, as Junior Minister for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore stands between them at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Dadasaheb Phalke Award on veteran actor Vinod Khanna (posthumously), being received by his son Akshay Khanna and wife Kavita Khanna, during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Union I&B Minister Smriti Irani and MoS for I & B Rajyavardhan Rathore are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Best Music Direction Award on AR Rahman during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Best Actress Award on veteran actress Sridevi (posthumously), being received by her husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Janhvi and Khushi, during the 65th National Film Awards function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Union I&B Minister Smriti Irani and MoS for I & B Rajyavardhan Rathore are also seen.

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