Akshay Kumar wins his first Indian National Award for Rustom

More than 344 movies from 26 languages were considered for the prestigious awards.

The 64th Indian National Awards has been announced and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has walked away with the 'Best Actor' award for his performance in Rustom. Malayalam actress Surabhi won the 'Best Actress' for Minnaminungu.

This year, the jury was headed by ace director Priyadarshan. More than 344 movies from 26 languages were considered for the prestigious awards.

Here is the complete list:

Special Mention (Feature Film): Adil Hussain for Mukti Bhavan and Sonam Kapoor for Neerja

Best Feature Film: Kasav (Marathi)

Best Director: Rajesh Mapuskar for Ventilator

Best Actor: Akshay Kumar for Rustom

Best Actress: Surabhi for Minnaminungu

Special Jury Mention (Acting): Mohanlal (Munthiri Vallikal Thalirkkumbol, Janatha Garage, Pulimurugan)

Best Child Artist: Kunju Devam, Ardish Praveen, and Shaj Pathak

Best Supporting Actress: Zaira Wasim for Dangal

Best Film On Social Issues: Pink

Best Tamil Film: Joker.

Best Malayalam Film: Maheshinte Prathikaaram

Best Kannada Film: Reservation

Best Hindi Film: Neerja

Best Special Effect Award: Shivaay

Best Lyrics: Dharma Durai, Endha Pakkam

Best Action Director: Peter Hein for Pulimurugan

Best Music: Leeches

Best Short Fiction: Aba

Best Animation: Hum Chitra Banate Hain

Best Educational Film: The Waterfalls

Best Environment Film: The Tiger Who Crossed the Line

Best Investigative Film: Placebo

Best Female Playback Singer: Iman Chakraborty

Best Male Playback Singer: Sunder Iyer

Best Children's Film: Dhanak, Hindi

Special Mention Award: The Eyes of Darkness

Best Sound Recording: Kaadu Pookkunna Neram

Best Screenplay: Maheshinite Pratikaram

Best Non-feature Film: Malayalam documentary Chembai: My Discovery of a Legend

Uttar Pradesh is selected ' Most Film Friendly State,' Special mention Award to Jharkhand.