The program has been organized at Vigyan Bhawan to honor the National Film Awards winners. Vice President of the country M Venkaiah Naidu is felicitating the winners. Akshay Kumar was honored for ‘Best Film on Social Issue’ for ‘Padman’. He received the award at the hands of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Akshay has earlier received the National Award for Best Actor for ‘Rustom’.
Information Awards Minister Prakash Javadekar also attended the award show. Apart from this, Amitabh Bachchan, the great hero of the century, is to be awarded the Dadasaheb Award. However, he could not be present at the ceremony.
Vicky Kaushal is also present in this ceremony along with Akshay Kumar. Vicky Kaushal has been awarded for his film ‘Uri the Surgical Strike’. This is Vicky Kaushal’s first National Award. This year’s film Uri featured the story of a surgical strike by the Indian Army. Aditya Ghar was awarded the Best Director.