64th National Awards: ‘Lata: Sur Gatha’ wins Best Book on Cinema, G. Dhananjayan wins Best Film Critic

New Delhi [India], Apr. 7 : The winners of the 64th Annual National Awards were announced today at the National Media Centre, in New Delhi.

In the Non-Feature Films category, 'Lata: Sur Gatha' won the award for 'Best Book on Cinema,' for encompassing Lata Mageshkar's life, seven decade career and its impact on Indian cinema, while G.

Dhananjayan won the 'Best Film Critic.' 'Leeches' won the award for 'Best Music,' while Jishu Sen took home the award for 'Best Editing' for 'Gudh'.

Other than this, 'Hum Chitra Banate Hai' won the National Award for 'Best Animation Film,' while Lipika Singh Darai's 'The Waterfall' won the 'Best Educational Film.' Here is the full list of winners in Non-Feature Films category: Best Film Critic: G Dhananjayan Best Book on Cinema: Lata Surgatha Best Narration Voiceover: Makino Best Music: Leeches, Tanuj Tiko Best Editing: Gudh, Jishu Sen Best Cinematography: Kalpvriksha and Adnyat Best Audiography: In Return Just a Book Best Direction: Aditya Suhas Jambhale, Aaba Aiktaay Naa? Best Film of Family Values: Little Magician Best Short Fiction Film: Aaba Best Animation Film: Hum Chitra Banate Hai Best Investigative film: Placebo Best Exploration/ Adventure Film (To Include Sports): Matitle Kusti Best Educational Film: The Waterfalls Best Film on Social Issues: I am Jeeja and Sanath Best Environment Film Including Agriculture: The Tiger Who Crosses The Line Best Arts/Culture Film: In the Shadow of Time and The Lord of the Universe Best Biographical/Historical/Resconstruction: Zikr Us Parivashka : Begum Akhtar Best Debut Film of a Director: Soz..A Ballad of Maladies, Tushar Madhav Best Non Feature Film: Fireflies in the Abyss The jury included eminent film category Bhawana Somaaya as the Chairperson on Writing jury.

Source: ANI