Government has declared the 56th National Awards for the year 2008. This time Priyanka Chopra got the National Award for her role in Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie “Fashion”. This is her first National Award. Upendra Limaye as Best Actor for his performance in Marathi film, Jogwa. The Best Film award went to Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s Antaheen (Bengali).


Arjun Rampal (Rock On!!) and Kangna Ranaut (Fashion) were adjudged Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

The award for the Best Hindi Film went to Abhishek Kapoor’s Rock On!! and Abhay Deol starrer Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye won the Popular Film Award while Neeraj Pandey’s A Wednesday was named Best Debut Film of 2008.
The list of some major awards:

Best Film: Antaheen

Best Hindi Film: Rock On

Best Actress: Priyanka Chopra (Fashion)

Best Actor: Upendra Limaye ‘Jogwa’.

Best Supporting actress: Kangna Ranaut (Fashion)

Best Supporting actor: Arjun Rampal (Rock On)

Best Debut Film: A Wednesday

Best Special Effects: Mumbai Meri Jaan

Best Popular Film: Oye Lucky Lucky Oye

Best Male Singer: Hariharan

Best Female Singer: Shreya Ghoshal

Best Animation Film: Roadside Romeo

Best Editing: Firaaq

Best Children Film: Gubachi Ganu


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