National Film Award for Best Animated Film

The National Film Award for Best Animated Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with a Golden Lotus (Swarna Kamal).

National Film Award for Best Animated Film
National award for contributions to Indian Cinema
Sponsored byDirectorate of Film Festivals
Reward(s)
  • Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus)
  • 100,000 (US$1,300)
First awarded2006
Last awarded2016
Most recent winnerMahayoddha Rama
Highlights
Total awarded5
First winnerKittu

The award was instituted in 2006, at 54th National Film Awards and awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages; Hindi (3 awards), Tamil and Telugu (1 each).

The award includes a cash prize of 100,000 (US$1,300).

WinnersEdit

List of award films, showing the year (award ceremony), language(s), producer(s), director(s), animator(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Animator(s) Citation Refs.
2006
(54th)
Kittu Telugu Bhargava Kodavanti B. Sathya  –
For film made with characters and concerns that reflect the Indian ethos in a format so far identified with the West.
[1]
2007
(55th)
Inimey Nangathan Tamil S. Sridevi S. Venky Baboo Mayabimbham Media P Ltd
For creating endearing characters who with their breath taking quixotic antics, battle the evil force of greed, in a refreshingly new manner. For taking animation in a new direction.
[2]
2008
(56th)
Roadside Romeo Hindi Aditya Chopra Jugal Hansraj Tata Elxsi/VCL
For its technical achievements to further the craft of animation for mainstream audience.
[3]
2009
(57th)
No Award [4]
2010
(58th)
No Award [5]
2011
(59th)
No Award [6]
2012
(60th)
Delhi Safari Hindi  • Anupama Patil
 • Kishor Patil
Nikhil Advani Rafique Shaikh
Animation and animal kingdom come together in showcasing the enormous significance of harmonious cohabitation of humans and nature. State-of the-Art Indian technology employed in this film should make us proud!
[7]
2013
(61st)
No Award [8]
2014
(62nd)
No Award [9]
2015
(63rd)
No Award [10]
2016
(64th)
Mahayoddha Rama Hindi Contiloe Pictures Pvt. Ltd. Rohit Vaid Deepak S.V
An epic drama brought alive with technical excellence.
[11]
2017
(65th)
No Award
2018
(66th)
No Award

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "54th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  2. ^ "55th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  3. ^ "56th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  4. ^ "57th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  5. ^ "58th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  6. ^ "59th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  7. ^ "60th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  8. ^ "61th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  9. ^ "62th National Film Awards". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  10. ^ "63th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.
  11. ^ "64th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2022.

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