The 58th National Film Awards for the best of Indian Cinema released during the year 2010 were announced on Thursday, 19th May 2011. While the Tamil and Malayalam films swept major awards, only one Telugu film “Advaitam” managed to get an award as Best Educational film. The film was produced by Vijaypal Reddy and directed by Pradeep Madugula.
The following is the winners list of 58th National Film Awards:
1. Best Feature film: 'Adaminte Makan Abu' (Malayalam)
2. Best Wholesome Entertainer: 'Dabangg'
3. Best Debut Film: Baboo Band Baaja (Marathi)
4. Best Children's Film: Hejjegalu (Kannada)
5. Best Director: Vetrimaran, 'Aadukalam' (Tamil)
6. Best Screenplay: Vetrimaran, 'Aadukalam'
7. Best Actor: Dhanush (Aadukalam - Tamil) and Salim Kumar (Adaminte Makan Abu - Malaylam)
8. Best Actress: Mitalee Jagtaap (Baboo Band Baaja - Marathi) and Saranya (Thenmerku Paruvakatru - Tamil)
9. Best supporting Actor: J Thambi Ramaih (Mynaa - Tamil)
10. Best Supporting Actress: Sukumari (Malayalam)
11. Best Child Artist: Shantanu Ranglekar, Vivek, Harsh Myal
12. Best Music: Vishal Bhardwaj (Ishqiya)
13. Best Singer Female: Rekha Bhardwaj (Ishqiya)
14. Best Singer Male: Suresh Wadekar
15. Best Lyricist: Vairamuthu
16. Best dialogues: Sanjay Pawar
17. Best Make Up Artist: Vikram Gaikwad, Moner Maanush'
18. Best special effects: Enthiran Robot.
19. Best Choreographer: Dinesh (Aadukalam)
20. Best Audiography: Kamod Karade (Ishqiya)
21. Best Sci & Tech Film: 'Heart to Heart'
22. Best Sports Film: Boxing Ladies
23. Special Jury Award: Kabira Khada Baazar Mein'
24. Best educational Film: 'Advaitham' (Telugu)
25. Best Art & Culture Film: 'Leaving Home'
26. Best Debut Non-feature Film: Tistulia
27. Nargis Dutt Award: 'Moner Manush'
28. Best Film On social Issues: 'Champions'
29. Best Film on Environment: 'Beetari Jeeva'
30. Best Production Design: Robot
31. Special Jury Award: Mi Sindhutai Satka
Best films in regional category:
1. Best Hindi Film: Do Dooni Chaar
2. Best Marathi Film: Mana Ayi Vacha
3. Best Assamese Film: Jetuka Patar Dare
4. Best Kannada Film: Putukarna Highway
5. Best English Film: Memories in March