Awards & Winners

National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil

National Film Awards

The National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with Rajat Kamal. The National Film Awards, established in 1954, are the most prominent film awards in India that merit the best of the Indian cinema. The ceremony also presents awards for films in various regional languages. Awards for films in seven regional language started from 2nd National Film Awards which were presented on 21 December 1955. Three awards of "President's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film", "Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film" and "Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Feature Film" were instituted. The later two certificate awards were discontinued from 15th National Film Awards. The 1954 film, directed by S. M. Sriramulu Naidu, Malaikkallan was honoured with the first president's Silver Medal for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
Date Established : 1955

Check all the winners of National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil presented under National Film Awards since 1954 .

Ram, JSK Film Corporation

Honored for : Thanga Meenkal

Balaji Sakthivel, N. Subash Chandrabose

Honored for : Vazhakku Enn 18/9

S. Muruganandham, A. Sarkunam

Honored for : Vaagai Sooda Vaa

Shibu Isaac, Seenu Ramasamy

Honored for : Thenmerku Paruvakaatru

M. Sasikumar, Pandiraj

Honored for : Pasanga

Gautham Menon, Oscar Ravichandran

Honored for : A Thousand Elephants

Shankar, Vasanthabalan

Honored for : Veyyil

Light and Shadow Movie Makers, T. V. Chandran

Honored for : Aadum Koothu

Sunil Doshi, Santosh Sivan

Honored for : Navarasa

V. R. Kumar, S. P. Jananathan

Honored for : Iyarkai

Madras Talkies, Mani Ratnam

Honored for : Kannathil Muthamittal

L. Suresh, B. Lenin

Honored for : Ooruku Nooruper

Agathiyan, D. Pandian

Honored for : Kadhal Kottai

Thilaka Ganesh, Bharathiraja

Honored for : Anthimanthaarai

Dil Raju, K. S. Sethumadhavan

Honored for : Nammavar

Kamal Haasan

Honored for : Thevar Magan

Balu Mahendra, Kala Das

Honored for : Veedu

Charly John, John Abraham

Honored for : Donkey in a Brahmin Village

D. Jayalakshmi, G. Vijayalakshmi, K. Balachander

Honored for : Rare Melodies

Vijayalakshmi, A. P. Nagarajan

Honored for : Thillaanaa Mohanambal

M/s. Sunbeam, Thirumalai, Mahalingam

Honored for : Aalayam

AVM Productions, R. Krishnan

Honored for : Kuzhandaiyum Deivamum
(President's Silver Medal)

A. P. Nagarajan, Vijayalakshmi Art Pictures

Honored for : Thiruvilayadal
(Certificate of Merit)

Murugan Brothers, A.C. Triloga Chander

Honored for : Naanum Oru Penn

C. V. Sridhar, Chithralaya

Honored for : Nenjil Ore Alayam

Padmini Pictures, B. Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu

Honored for : Kappalottiya Thamizhan

Jubilee Films Pvt Ltd., Dasari Yoganand

Honored for : Parthiban Kanavu

A. Bhimsingh, G.N. Velumani

Honored for : Bhaaga Pirivinai

M. A. V. Pictures, Muktha Srinivasan

Honored for : Mudhalali

S. K. Pictures, R. Krishnan, S. Panju

Honored for : Kula Deivam

Vaidya Films, L. V. Prasad

Honored for : Mangayar Thilakam

Pakshiraja Studios, S. M. Sriramulu Naidu

Honored for : Malaikkallan