NEW DELHI: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan completed a hat-trick winning his third Best Actor award at the 57th National Film Awards. Ananya Chaterjee won the Best Actress award for `Aabo Hawa` while Rituparno Ghosh has been adjudged Best Director. The awards were announced by head of the awards jury Ramesh Sippy this evening.
Bachchan won the award for his role of a child suffering with a rare disorder - progeria - in the film `Paa`. The actor has earlier won two National Awards, for `Agneepath` and `Hum`. `Paa` also fetched veteran actress Arundhati Nag the Best Supporting Actress award. .
The super successful Hindi film `3 Idiots` bagged three awards - Best Popular Film, Best Director and Best Producer. Malayalam film `Kutty Shrank` won the Best Film award. Shyam Benegal`s `Well Done Abba` bagged the Best Film on Social Issues while Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra`s `Dilli-6` won the award for Best Film on National Integration.
Farooq Sheikh bagged the Best Supporting Actor award for the film `Lahore`.
BDST 2025, September 15, 2010