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59th National Film Awards Winners

59th National Film Awards were presented by Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India, to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema. Held on May 3, 2012 the ceremony congratulated films released in 2011.

Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni (Director) - Best Feature Film - Deool
Suveeran (Director) - Best Feature Film - Byari
Suveeran (Director) - Best Feature Film - Byari  
Vikas Bahl (L) and Nitesh Tiwari (R) (Director) - Best Children's Film and Best Screenplay (Original) - Chillar Party
Vikas Bahl (L) and Nitesh Tiwari (R) (Director) - Best Children's Film and Best Screenplay (Original) - Chillar Party  
Girish Kulkarni - Best Actor and Best Dialogues - Deool
Vidya Balan - Best Actress - The Dirty Picture
Anand Bhate - Best Male Playback Singer - Balgandharva
Rupa Ganguly - Best Female Playback Singer - Abosheshey
Partho Gupte - Best Child Artist - Stanley Ka Dabba
Chillar Party kids with Salman Khan (Producer) - Best Child Artist - Chillar Party
Chillar Party kids with Salman Khan (Producer) - Best Child Artist - Chillar Party  
Neeta Lulla - Best Costume Design - Balgandharva
Niharika Khan - Best Costume Design - The Dirty Picture
Niharika Khan - Best Costume Design - The Dirty Picture  
Amitabh Bhattacharya - Best Lyrics - I Am
Bosco (L) - Caesar (R) - Best Choreography - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Bosco (L) - Caesar (R) - Best Choreography - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara  
Sanjay Suri (L) (Producer) and Onir (R) (Director) - Best Feature Film in Hindi
Sanjay Suri (L) (Producer) and Onir (R) (Director) - Best Feature Film in Hindi  
Girish Kasaravalli (Director) - Best Feature Film in Kannada (also a jury member for Dadasaheb Phalke Award)
Ranjith (Director) - Best Feature Film in Malayalam
Javed Jaffrey (Producer) - Best Film on Social Issues
Revathi (Director) - Best Film on Family Welfare
Anand Patwardhan (Director) - Non-feature film Special Jury Award