The first recipient was Nargis Dutt from Bollywood, who was honoured at the 15th National Film Awards (1967) for her performance in Raat Aur Din. As of 2019, five actresses— Smita Patil, Archana, Shobana, Tabu, and Kangana Ranaut have won the award two times. ", "Thank you. ", "And then of course there’s James and Richard, without whom… actually this still would have been possible, so thank you very much! ", "It is lush and it is tidy… Thank you to you the viewers and the fans, all 18.5 million of you because without you we wouldn’t be here tonight." Meena Kumari, Madhuri Dixit and Vidya Balan have 4 wins each.  Indrani Haldar and Rituparna Sengupta are the only two actresses to be honoured for the same film—Dahan. ", "Thank you so much for this, it’s such a lovely thing and I appreciate it very much", "It’s so overwhelming - it’s the best thing I’ve ever won", "OMFG.  Although the Indian film industry produces films in more than 20 languages and dialects, the actresses whose performances have won awards have worked in ten major languages: Hindi (22 awards), Bengali (7 awards), Tamil (6 awards), Malayalam (6 awards), Telugu (4 awards), Kannada (3 awards), English (3 awards), Marathi (2 awards), Assamese (one award) and Urdu (one award). The last 25 years have been a pleasure." - Sir David Attenborough, "It’s unbelievable and yet no surprise that we’re celebrating fifty years of Billy Connolly. The National Film Award for Best Actress (officially known as the Rajat Kamal Award for the Best Actress) is an honour presented annually at the National Film Awards of India since 1968 to an actress for the best performance in a leading role within the Indian film industry. To all my fans, thank you very much. - Dec, "Life doesn't get any better than this. "Central Board of Film Certification – Annual Report 2011", "National Awards for Films – 1967 – Nargis Dutt", "Blast from the past – Reshma Aur Shera 1971", "Mausam – The tantalising ambiguity of relationships", "The Dirty Picture review: Take a bow, Vidya Balan! - Ruth Jones, "...it’s the questions that matter and I hope that I will be able to carry on asking the questions for years to come... I’m really proud to have this Award. I love her dearly. I love you. Skip navigation Sign in. Shobana played the role of a woman suffering from, The character played by Shabana Azmi was loosely based on the Porbandar-based lady underworld don. Throughout the years, accounting for ties and repeat winners, the Government of India has presented a total of 55 Best Actress awards to 44 different actresses. Winner National Television Award: Most Popular Period Drama: National Television Awards, UK 2014 Nominee National Television Award: Most Popular Drama Heidi Thomas (writer creator) Philippa Lowthorpe (director) China Moo-Young (director) Roger Goldby (director) Minkie Spiro (director) Andhadhun, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Badhaai Ho, Padmaavat won big at the awards. • Nutan and her niece Kajol, with 5 wins each, have maximum awards. Because I don’t part with things easily!". ", "This is a tremendous honour. The actress who won the most number of Rajat Kamal awards is Shabana Azmi with five wins, followed by Sharada with three. Sharada, Archana and Shobana are the only three actresses to get the award for performing in two different languages. Every winner from the National Television Awards since 1995  The National Film Awards were called the "State Awards for Films" when established in 1954. ", "This is the one time I get to say, whoever has watched our shows, I really do appreciate it… I am absolutely thrilled! Thank you. - Ant, "Neither of us would be here if it wasn't for each other." To all the viewers, thank you so much. The most recent recipient is Keerthy Suresh, who was honoured at the 66th National Film Awards for her performance in the 2018 Telugu film Mahanati. The 25 greatest Best Actress winners in Oscar history. Rekha played a single character which had two different names. - Ant, "No, really we are speech-less, we have no speech!  The actress who won the most number of Rajat Kamal awards is Shabana Azmi with five wins, followed by Sharada with three. 1995 Winner National Television Award: Most Popular Actress Brookside (1982) Online Film & Television Association. Because he doesn’t compromise, because he doesn’t fit a label, he has no shelf life, he’s not part of a phase. ", "You’re not going to change your mind and take it back are you? 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National Film Awards 2019: Full winners list The 66th National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi on August 9. We had no idea this was coming… To be receiving something like this is quite unbelievable for us!" Vyjayanthimala, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, and Alia Bhatt have 3 wins each. I really am completely staggered… Thank you! ... Priyamani National Award Winner - Duration: 1:41. kappyan 16,174 views. National Television Awards, UK. - Dec, "My goodness, what a surprise, I’m shaking! ", "I love every one of you. The State Awards instituted the "Best Actress" category in 1968 as the "Urvashi Award for the Best Actress"; in 1975, the "Urvashi Award" was renamed as the "Rajat Kamal Award for the Best Actress". Join Club NTA for exclusive ticket pre-sales and Vote Alerts. Dutt played the role of a woman suffering from. He’s unique.He is…Billy Connolly" - NTAs, "Anyone who’s ever given me a shot, thank you very much and anyone who’s ever let me into their living room on the telly, it’s a real honour and a privilege to get to do that, so thank you.