Films like Baahubali: The Beginning, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Bajirao Mastani gets major National Award 2016 and coincidentally these films are also got big success at box office. Also, Best Actor award went to Amitabh Bachchan for Piku and Best Actress award Kangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu Returns respectively.
Biggest award of the night went to two of the biggest hits of 2016 Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Baahubali got the Best Film award, whereas Bajrangi Bhaijaan got Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment. Bajirao Mastani grabbed another important award as Sanjay Leela Bhansali got Best Director. Best Hindi Film went to Dum Laga Ke Haisha.
Amitabh Bachchan got Best Actor for Piku and it is his 4th National Award. Kangana got her 3rd National Award when she got Best Actress for Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
Tanvi Azmi got Best Supporting Actress Award for Bajirao Mastani. Best Jury Award went to Kalki Koechlin for Margarita, with a Straw.
Indira Gandhi Best Debut Director Award went to Neeraj Ghaywan for Masaan. Best Female Playback Singer went to Monali Thakur for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage for Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Best Lyricists went to Varun Grover for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage for Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Best Choreography went to Remo D'Souza for Deewani Mastani for Bajirao Mastani.
Best Cinematography went to Sudeep Chaterjee for Bajirao Mastani. Best Screenplay Writer (Original) and Best Screenplay Dialogues went to Juhi Chaturvedi for Piku and Himanshu Sharma for Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
Best Special Effects Award went to one and only Baahubali: The Beginning.