The 66th National Film awards were announced by Rahul Rawail, head of the Jury for feature films, on Friday. Awards given in 31 categories in the feature film category. In a press release by I&B Ministry said, "Since the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is in force, which facilitates level playing field to all political parties and the candidates and inter alia seeks to ensure that the power of media is not used in such a manner which affects the general conduct and level playing field during the election process, it has been decided to declare the awards after the election process is over and the MCC concludes."

Best Actor Award: Ayushmann Khurrana for AndhaDhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri: The Surgical Strike
Best Actress Award: Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati.
Best Direction: Aditya Dhar for Uri: The Surgical Strike

AndhaDhun starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, and Radhika Apte in lead roles wins Best Hindi Film Award.  In the Feature Film category, four actors got a special mention: Sruthi Hariharan for Nathicharami, Chandrachoor Rai for Kadak, Joju George for Joseph, Savithri for Sudani from Nigeria

Have a look at the complete winners' list right here:

Best films in the Feature Film category
Best Rajasthani Film: Turtle
Best Panchanga Film: In The Land Of Poisonous Women
Best Garo Film: Anna
Best Marathi Film: Bhonga
Best Tamil Film: Baram
Best Hindi Film: Andhadhun
Best Urdu Film: Hamid
Best Bengali Film: Ek Je Chhilo Raja
Best Malayalam Film: Sudani From Nigeria
Best Telugu Film: Mahanati
Best Kannada Film: Nathicharami
Best Konkani Film: Amori
Best Assamese Film: Bulbul Can Sing
Best Punjabi Film: Harjeeta
Best Gujarati Film: Reva
Best Films in the Non-Feature Films category

The winners for the Non-Feature films category are as follows
Best Film on Family Values: Chalo Jeetey Hai
Best Short Film: Kasab
Social Justice: Why Me, Ekant
Best Investigation Film: Amoli
Best Sports Film: Swimming Through The Darkness
Best Educational Film: Sarlabh Virala
Best Film on Social Issue: Talate Kunji
Best Environmental Film: The World's Most Famous Tiger
Best Promotional Film: Rediscovering Jahannum
Best Film on Science and Technology: GD Naidu The Edison of India
Best Arts and Cultural Film: Munkar
Best Debut Film of a Director: Feluda
Best Non-Feature Film: Sunrise, The Secret Life of Frogs