13th National Film Awards

Last updated

13th National Film Awards
Awarded forBest of Indian cinema in 1965
Awarded by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Official website dff.nic.in
Highlights
Best Feature Film Chemmeen
Most awards Shaheed (3)

The 13th National Film Awards , then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1965. [1]

Contents

Starting with 13th National Film Awards, a new award was introduced at All India level, Best Feature Film on National Unity and Emotional Integration whose winner received a cash prize.

Awards

Awards were divided into feature films and non-feature films.

President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film is now better known as National Film Award for Best Feature Film, whereas President's Gold Medal for the Best Documentary Film is analogous to today's National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film. For children's films, Prime Minister's Gold Medal is now given as National Film Award for Best Children's Film. At the regional level, President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film is now given as National Film Award for Best Feature Film in a particular language. Certificate of Merit in all the categories is discontinued over the years.

Feature films

Feature films were awarded at All India as well as regional level. For the 13th National Film Awards, a Hindi film Shaheed won the maximum number of awards (three). Following were the awards given: [1]

All India Award

For 13th National Film Awards, none of the films were awarded from Children's Films category as no film was found to be suitable; instead Certificate of Merit is awarded. Following were the awards given in each category: [1]

AwardFilmLanguageAwardee(s)Cash Prize
President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film Chemmeen Malayalam Producer: Babu Ismail SettuGold Medal and 20,000
Producer: Kanmani Films
Director: Ramu Kariat 5,000
All India Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Atithi Bengali Producer: New Theaters Pvt Ltd.Certificate of Merit and 10,000
Director: Tapan Sinha 2,500
All India Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Chhoti Chhoti Baten Hindi Producer: Rajvanshi ProductionsCertificate of Merit only
Director: Motilal Rajvansh
All India Certificate of Merit for the Best Story Writer Chhoti Chhoti Baten HindiMotilal RajvanshCertificate of Merit only
Shaheed HindiB. K. Dutt
Din Dayal Sharma
Best Feature Film on National Unity and Emotional Integration Shaheed HindiProducer: Kewal Kashyap20,000
Director: S. Ram Sharma
All India Certificate of Merit for the Best Children's Film The Adventure of A Sugar Doll English Producer: Children's Film Society Certificate of Merit and 2,000
Director: Kantilal Rathod500
As You Like ItEnglishProducer: Children's Film SocietyCertificate of Merit only
Director: S. Shankar

Regional Award

The awards were given to the best films made in the regional languages of India. For feature films in Gujarati and Punjabi, President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film was not given, instead Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film was given. [1]

AwardFilmAwardee(s)
ProducerDirector
Feature Films in Bengali
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Akash Kusum Ranjit Basu Mrinal Sen
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Subarnarekha Radheshyam Ritwik Ghatak
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Raja RammohunAurora Films Corp Pvt Ltd.Bijoy Basu
Feature Films in Gujarati
Certificate of Merit for the Best Feature Film Kusumbi No RangManoobhai N. GadhviG. K. Mehta
Feature Films in Hindi
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Shaheed Kewal KashyapS. Ram Sharma
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Oonche Log M/S Chitrakala Phani Majumdar
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Guide Dev Anand Vijay Anand
Feature Films in Kannada
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Sathya Harishchandra Kadri Venkata Reddy Hunsur Krishnamurthy
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Miss Leelavathi K. S. Jagan Nath M. R. Vittal
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Maduve Madi Nodu Nagireddy Hunsur Krishnamurthy
Chakrapani
Feature Films in Malayalam
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Kavyamela T. E. Vasudevan M. Krishnan Nair
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Odayil Ninnu P. Ramaswamy K. S. Sethumadhavan
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Murappennu K. Parameswaran Nair A. Vincent
Feature Films in Marathi
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Sadhi ManasaLilabai Bhalji Pendharkar Bhalji Pendharkar
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Nirmon (Konkani) Frank Fernand A. Salam
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature FilmYuge Yuge Me Vaat PahiliBabasaheb S. FatehlalC. Vishwanath
Feature Films in Punjabi
Certificate of Merit for the Best Feature Film Sassi PunnuM/s. Filmistan Pvt. Ltd.S. P. Bakshi
Feature Films in Tamil
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Kuzhandaiyum Deivamum AVM Productions Krishnan-Panju
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Thiruvilayadal Vijayalakshmi Pictures A. P. Nagarajan
Feature Films in Telugu
President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film Antastulu V. B. Rajendra Prasad V. Madhusudhan Rao
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film Palnati Yudham Y. Lakshmaya Choudaray Gutha Ramineedu
Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film Manushulu Mamathalu Adurthi Subba Rao K. P. Atma

Non-feature films

Non-feature film awards were given for the documentaries, educational films and film strips made in the country. For the 13th National Film Awards, no award was given in the filmstrip category and only Certificate of Merit was awarded for Educational Films. Following were the awards given for the non-feature films category: [1]

Documentaries

AwardFilmLanguageAwardee(s)Cash Prize
All India Certificate of Merit for the Best Documentary Film Cloven Horizon English Producer: Kantilal RathodCertificate of Merit and 2,000
Director: Kantilal Rathod500
All India Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Documentary FilmAcross IndiaEnglishProducer: Films Division Certificate of Merit only
Director: Gopal Datt

Educational films

AwardFilmLanguageAwardee(s)Cash Prize
All India Certificate of Merit for the Best Educational Film Play Better Hockey English Producer: Children's Film Society Certificate of Merit only
Director: Shanti S. Verma

Awards not given

Following were the awards not given as no film was found to be suitable for the award: [1]

Related Research Articles

The 1st National Film Awards, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema censored in the year 1953. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 10 October 1954 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad.

The 2nd National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1954. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 21 December 1955 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

The 3rd National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1955. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on September 1956 and awards were given by then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

The 4th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1956. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 28 April 1957 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

The 5th National Film Awards, formerly the State Awards for Films, were a set of awards presented by the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to recognize the best Indian films of 1957. The ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on 16 April 1958. The awards were given by the then-Indian President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

The 6th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1958. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 28 April 1959 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

The 7th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1959. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 1 May 1960 and awards were given by then Vice-President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

The 8th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1960. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 31 March 1961 and awards were given by then Vice-President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

The 9th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1961. The awards were announced on 5 April 1962 and were presented on 21 April at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, by then Vice-President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

The 10th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1962. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 21 April 1963 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

The 11th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1963. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 25 April 1964 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

The 12th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1964. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 31 May 1965 and awards were given by then Governor of Maharashtra, P. V. Cherian.

The 15th National Film Awards, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1967. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 25 November 1968 and awards were given by then President of India, Zakir Hussain.

16th National Film Awards

The 16th National Film Awards, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1968. Ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 13 February 1970.

20th National Film Awards

The 20th National Film Awards, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1972.

21st National Film Awards Indian film awards in 1974

The 21st National Film Awards, presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1973. Ceremony took place in October 1974 and awards were given by then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.

The 22nd National Film Awards, presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to celebrate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1974.

The 23rd National Film Awards, presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1975.

The 19th National Film Awards, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1971.

The 14th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1966. The awards were presented on 10 October 1967 at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "13th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived (PDF) from the original on 25 July 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.