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The Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus). The award was instituted in 1965, at 13th National Film Awards and awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages. Winners[edit] Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus) and cash prize. Following are the award winners over the years:

List of films, showing the year (award ceremony), language(s), producer(s), director(s) and citation

Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Citation Refs.

1965 (13th) Shaheed Hindi Kewal Kashyap S. Ram Sharma  – [1]

1966 (14th) Subhash Chandra Bengali A. K. Banerjee Piyush Bose  – [2]

1967 (15th) No Award [3]

1968 (16th) Janmabhoomi Malayalam Roopa Rekha John Sankaramangalam  – [4]

1969 (17th) Saat Hindustani Hindi Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Khwaja Ahmad Abbas  – [5]

1970 (18th) Thurakkatha Vathil Malayalam A. Raghunath P. Bhaskaran  – [6]

1971 (19th) Do Boond Pani Hindi  –  –  –

1972 (20th) Achanum Bappayum Malayalam C. C. Baby K. S. Sethumadhavan  – [7]

1973 (21st) Garm Hava Hindi Unit 3 MM M. S. Sathyu  – [8]

1974 (22nd) Parinay Hindi Samantar Chitra Kantilal Rathod  – [9]

1975 (23rd) No Award [10]

1976 (24th) No Award [11]

1977 (25th) No Award [11]

1978 (26th) Grahana Kannada Harsha Pictures T. S. Nagabharana

For an honest and bold depiction of caste conflict in rural India. The film starkly brings out the traditional beliefs which grip the entire rural society including the down-trodden putting an extra chain on the poor in addition to their economic helplessness. Cinematically a very powerful film.

[12]

1979 (27th) 22 June 1897 Marathi  –  –  –

1980 (28th) Bhavni Bhavai Gujarati Sanchar Film Cooperative Society Ltd. Ketan Mehta

For tracing the history of social evil of untouchability through popular folk drama form, for synthesizing diverse performing arts into socially relevant communication, for depicting the untouchable's fight for their rights.

[13]

1981 (29th) Saptapadi Telugu Bheemavarapu Buchhireddy K. Vishwanath

For focusing on the problems of the society whose orthodoxy inflicts grave injustice on the under-privileged, for the dilemma faced by a Brahmin disciplinarian in confronting his grand-daughter's love for Harijan, for resolving the problem in a rational manner, worthy of the country's best secular traditions.

[14]

1982 (30th) Aaroodam Malayalam Rosamma George I. V. Sasi

For its compassionate treatment of the plight of the under-privileged.

[15]

1983 (31st) Sookha Hindi M. S. Sathyu M. S. Sathyu

For its sincerity in the portrayal of basic human values that unify mankind.

[2]

1984 (32nd) Aadmi Aur Aurat Hindi Doordarshan Tapan Sinha  – [16]

1985 (33rd) Sree Narayana Guru Malayalam A. Jaffer P. A. Backer

For preaching, through the life of a great reformer, the universal values of "One Caste, One Religion and One God for Man".

[17]

1986 (34th) No Award [18]

1987 (35th) Tamas Hindi Blaze Entertainment Govind Nihalani

For recreating without compromise the tragic events leading to the communal holocaust at the eve of partition in a Punjab village.

[19]

1988 (36th) Rudraveena Telugu Nagendra Babu K. Balachander

For presenting vertical as well as horiontal social integration on a musical plane and thus offering a cultural revolution as solution to maladies of the rural population.

[20]

1989 (37th) Santha Shishunala Sharifa Kannada Yajaman Enterprises T. S. Nagabharana

For its depiction of unity of religions at the popular mystical level illustrated by the life and lyrics of a famous Muslim saint who has a Hindu guru.

[21]

1990 (38th) No Award [22]

1991 (39th) Aadi Mimansa Oriya Apurba Kishore Bir Apurba Kishore Bir

For its strong appeal for integration and upholding of human values brought about through a remarkbly understated treatment of incidents from everyday life.

[23]

1992 (40th) Roja Tamil Kavithalayaa Productions Mani Ratnam

For presenting a thrilling drama of the abduction of an Indian scientist by a self-proclaimed liberation army which later realises the futility of its anti-social activities.

[24]

1993 (41st) Sardar Hindi Late H. M. Patel Ketan Mehta

For presenting a panoramic view of India in a period of transition to reveal the goals of nationalism by the integration of a mass disparate materials and shaping them into a coherent saga of Indian nationalism in an epic style.

[25]

1994 (42nd) Mukta Marathi Ashok B. Mhatre Jabbar Patel

For mapping a sharply defined dramatic style on to a canvas of national caste oppression and for unversalising the alliances of the Indian Dalit people.

[26]

1995 (43rd) Bombay Tamil  • Mani Ratnam  • S. Sriram Mani Ratnam

For its bold and sensitive approach to the problem of communal divide and for bringing out the futility of the carnage in the name of religion.

[27]

1996 (44th) Kaanaakkinaavu Malayalam P. V. Gangadharan Sibi Malayil

For its brilliant and bold approach to National Integration and the futility of division in the name of religion.

[28]

1997 (45th) Border Hindi J. P. Dutta J. P. Dutta

For making an honest statement on patriotism, portraying the gallantry and sacrifies of the Armed forces, thereby instilling a sense of National pride.

[29]

1998 (46th) Zakhm Hindi Pooja Bhatt Mahesh Bhatt

For boldly dealing with social and religious strife, communal tensions, violence and disharmony in contemporary times. The film has a message of love and peace that is conveyed in a sensitive way.

[30]

1999 (47th) Shaheed Udham Singh Punjabi Iqbal Dhillon Chitraarth

For opening a new window to the Jallianwala Bagh episode, which had jolted the conscience of the Indian people.

[31]

2000 (48th) Pukar Hindi Surinder Kapoor Rajkumar Santoshi

For tackling the problem of terrorist infiltrations and the army's counter attacks. And situations where armed and civilian forces unite against the common external enemy.

[32]

2001 (49th) Bub Kashmiri NFDC Jyoti Sarup

For exploring the problems of a minority in the face of terrorist activities of forces across the border. Against this macro scenario, the film weaves together more intimate micro stories particularly of the bonding between a sensitive bureaucrat and an orphaned boy.

[33]

2002 (50th) Mr. and Mrs. Iyer English N. Venkatesan Aparna Sen

For its humane depiction of the bonding between two individuals of different religious backgrounds in the midst of communal tension.

[34]

2003 (51st) Pinjar Hindi Lucky Star Entertainment Ltd Chandraprakash Dwivedi

For exploring the power of human relationships in overcoming social and religious schisms.

[35]

2004 (52nd) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero Hindi Sahara India Media Communication Ltd. Shyam Benegal

Netaji is one of the most controversial and colourful figures of modern Indian history. His struggle to fight the Britishers and bring the Indians together to do this. The idealistic dreamer turns into a revolutionary to achieve his goal. The film effectively brings alive the era.

[36]

2005 (53rd) Daivanamathil Malayalam Aryadan Shaukath Jayaraj

For the powerful representation of a burning communal issue highlighting the plight of women in the times of religious intolerence.

[37]

2006 (54th) Kallarali Hoovagi Kannada S. Madhu Bangarappa T. S. Nagabharana

For depicting the sanctity of loyalty to one's land and amity through a love story set in the times of Hyder Ali.

[38]

2007 (55th) Dharm Hindi Sheetal V. Talwar Bhavna Talwar

For powerfully bringing forth the message that humanity is of much greater value than religion. The transformation of an orthodox and superstitious priest is very beautifully depicted.

[39]

2008 (56th) Aai Kot Nai Assamese Rajen Bora Manju Borah

For its honest look at a burning problem in Northeast India, its attempt to break down artificial boundaries and giving it a human and aesthetic appeal.

[40]

2009 (57th) Delhi-6 Hindi Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

For its uncompromising stance towards communal divide and offering a humanistic solution of taking individual responsibility.

[41]

2010 (58th) Moner Manush Bengali Gautam Kundu Gautam Ghose

For celebrating the union of the human spirit through the life and song of Sufi poets in the Baul tradition.

[42]

2011 (59th) No Award [43]

2012 (60th) Thanichalla Njan Malayalam Cherian Philippose Babu Thiruvalla

A tale of communal harmony narrated through an in-house milieu. The bonding between a Hindu and a Muslim lady in a reciprocally accommodating relationship forms the crux of the film.

[44]

2013 (61st) Thalaimuraigal Tamil Company Productions Balu Mahendra

A sensitive tale about the breaking of walls of orthodoxy and religious and linguistic bias in a small village in Tamil Nadu. Love and compassion of a small boy and his mother wins over not only their own blood but the whole rural community.

[45]

2014 (62nd) No Award [46]

2015 (63rd) Nanak Shah Fakir Punjabi Sartaj Singh Pannu  –

The saga on the life of the great spiritual master advocating the values of peace and harmony.

[47]

2016 (64th) Dikchow Banat Palaax Assamese Canvascope Sanjib Sabha Pandit

The film brings out oneness of our feelings amidst differences.

[48]

Leading actor and Leading actress were awarded with Medallion

21st - Gita Siddharth 22nd - Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi
and Romesh Sharma

References[edit]

^ "13th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 15, 2011.  ^ a b "31st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved December 9, 2011.  ^ "15th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 21, 2011.  ^ "16th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 22, 2011.  ^ "17th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 26, 2011.  ^ "18th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 26, 2011.  ^ "20th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved September 26, 2011.  ^ "21st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved September 29, 2011.  ^ "22nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 1, 2011.  ^ "23rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ a b "25th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ "26th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ "28th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ "29th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ "30th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved October 4, 2011.  ^ "32nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 6, 2012.  ^ "33rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 7, 2012.  ^ "34th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 7, 2012.  ^ "35th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 9, 2012.  ^ "36th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 9, 2012.  ^ "37th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 29, 2012.  ^ "38th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 9, 2012.  ^ "39th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved February 27, 2012.  ^ "40th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 2, 2012.  ^ "41st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 3, 2012.  ^ "42nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 5, 2012.  ^ "43rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 6, 2012.  ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 9, 2012.  ^ "45th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 11, 2012.  ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 12, 2012.  ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 13, 2012.  ^ "48th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 13, 2012.  ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 14, 2012.  ^ "50th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 14, 2012.  ^ "51st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 15, 2012.  ^ "52nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved January 28, 2012.  ^ "53rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 19, 2012.  ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 24, 2012.  ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 26, 2012.  ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 27, 2012.  ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 28, 2012.  ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved March 29, 2012.  ^ " 59th National Film Awards
59th National Film Awards
for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved March 7, 2012.  ^ " 60th National Film Awards
60th National Film Awards
Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013.  ^ " 61st National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.  ^ "62nd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.  ^ "63rd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.  ^ "64th National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

Official Page for Directorate of Film Festivals, India National Film Awards Archives National Film Awards at IMDB http://www.gomolo.com/9/national-film-awards-1979

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National Film Award for Best Film on National Integration

1965–1980

Shaheed (1965) No Award (1966) No Award (1967) Janmabhoomi (1968) Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
(1969) Thurakkatha Vaathil (1970) Do Boond Pani
Do Boond Pani
(1971) Achanum Bappayum
Achanum Bappayum
(1972) Garm Hava
Garm Hava
(1973) Parinay (1974) No Award (1975) No Award (1976) No Award (1977) Grahana (1978) 22 June 1897
22 June 1897
(1979) Bhavni Bhavai
Bhavni Bhavai
(1980)

1981–2000

Saptapadi (1981) Aaroodam (1982) Sookha (1983) Aadmi Aur Aurat (1984) Sree Narayana Guru (1985) No Award (1986) Tamas (1987) Rudraveena (1988) Santha Shishunala Sharifa (1989) No Award (1990) Aadi Mimansa (1991) Roja
Roja
(1992) Sardar (1993) Mukta (1994) Bombay (1995) Kanakinavu (1996) Border (1997) Zakhm
Zakhm
(1998) Shaheed Udham Singh (1999) Pukar (2000)

2001–present

Bub (2001) Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
(2002) Pinjar (2003) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2004) Daivanamathil (2005) Kallarali Hoovagi
Kallarali Hoovagi
(2006) Dharm (2007) Aai Kot Nai (2008) Delhi-6
Delhi-6
(2009) Moner Manush
Moner Manush
(2010) No Award (2011) Thanichalla Njan (2012) Thalaimuraigal
Thalaimuraigal
(2013) No Award (2014) Nanak Shah Fakir
Nanak Shah Fakir
(2015) Dikchow Banat Palaax (2016)

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National Film Awards

Directorate of Film Festivals Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Cinema of India

Special
Special
Award

Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Feature Films

Golden Lotus Awards

Best Feature Film Best Director Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Best Children's Film Best First Film of a Director Best Animated Film

Silver Lotus Awards

Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Child Artist Best Music Direction Best Male Playback Singer Best Female Playback Singer Best Lyrics Best Production Design Best Audiography Best Choreography Best Cinematography Best Costume Design Best Editing Best Make-up Best Screenplay Best Special
Special
Effects

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation Best Film on Family Welfare Best Film on National Integration Best Film on Other Social Issues Special
Special
Jury Award Special
Special
Mention

Silver Lotus Awards (Regional)

Assamese Bodo Bengali English Dogri Gujarati Hindi Kannada Kashmiri Konkani Maithili Malayalam Meitei Marathi Odia Punjabi Sanskrit Tamil Telugu Urdu

Bhojpuri Khasi Kodava Kokborok Mishing Mizo Monpa Rabha Sherdukpen Tulu Wancho

Discontinued Awards

Second Best Feature Film Third Best Feature Film Best Story

Non-Feature Films

Golden Lotus Awards

Best Non-Feature Film Best Director

Silver Lotus Awards

Best First Film of a Director Best Audiography Best Cinematography Best Editing Best Music Direction Best Narration / Voice Over

Best Agriculture Film Best Animation Film Best Anthropological / Ethnographic Film Best Arts / Cultural Film Best Biographical Film Best Educational / Motivational / Instructional Film Best Environment/Conservation/Preservation Film Best Exploration / Adventure Film Best Film on Family Welfare Best Historical Reconstruction / Compilation Film Best Investigative Film Best Promotional Film Best Scientific Film Best Short Fiction Film Best Film on Social Issues Special
Special
Jury Award / Special
Special
Mention

Discontinued Awards

Best Experimental Film Best Filmstrip Best Industrial Film Best News Review Best Newsreel Cameraman

Writing on Cinema

Golden Lotus Awards

Best Book on Cinema Best Film Critic

Special
Special
Awards

Special
Special
Jury Award / Special
Special
Mention (Book on Cinema) Special
Special
Jury Award / Special
Special
Mention (Film Critic)

Awards by year

1953–1960

1953 (1st) 1954 (2nd) 1955 (3rd) 1956 (4th) 1957 (5th) 1958 (6th) 1959 (7th) 1960 (8th)

1961–1980

1961 (9th) 1962 (10th) 1963 (11th) 1964 (12th) 1965 (13th) 1966 (14th) 1967 (15th) 1968 (16th) 1969 (17th) 1970 (18th) 1971 (19th) 1972 (20th) 1973 (21st) 1974 (22nd) 1975 (23rd) 1976 (24th) 1977 (25th) 1978 (26th) 1979 (27th) 1980 (28th)

1981–2000

1981 (29th) 1982 (30th) 1983 (31st) 1984 (32nd) 1985 (33rd) 1986 (34th) 1987 (35th) 1988 (36th) 1989 (37th) 1990 (38th) 1991 (39th) 1992 (40th) 1993 (41st) 1994 (42nd) 1995 (43rd) 1996 (44th) 1997 (45th) 1998 (46th) 1999 (47th) 2000 (48th)

2001–present

2001 (49th) 2002 (50th) 2003 (51st) 2004 (52nd) 2005 (53rd) 2006 (54th) 2007 (55th) 2008 (56th) 2009 (57th) 2010 (58th) 2011 (59th) 2012 (60th) 2013 (61st) 2014 (62nd) 2015 (63rd) 2016

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