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Riddhi Sen makes Bengal proud,wins National award for Best actor

 The National Film Awards were awarded for the year 2018 recently, the winners were announced  by Shekhar Kapoor ,the head of the jury for feauture films .

Among this years winners , Riddhi Sen and Sridevi were credited as the winners for Best actor and Best actress .
While, Sridevi won it for MOM , Riddhi Sen won it for Nagar Kirtan, yet another one of Kaushik Ganguly's directorial . Riddhi is among the few young actors to win this award. The movie also went on to win the Special Jury film award.

Ridhhi Sen

On Sridevi recieving this award,Boney Kapoor and his daughters released a joined statement sayin 
“We are overjoyed to know that the Jury has conferred the Best Actor Award to Sridevi for her performance in MOM. It’s a very special moment for all of us. She was always a perfectionist and it showed in all the 300 plus films she did. She was not just a super actor but a Super Wife and a Super Mom. Its time to celebrate her life and her achievements. She is not with us today but her legacy will always live on.”

Here is a list of the winners 

Dada Saheb Phalke Award: Vinod Khanna
Best Director: Jayaraj for Bhayanakam (Malayalam)
Best Feature Film: Village Rockstars (Assamese)
Best Actor: Ridhhi Sen for Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)
Best Actress: Sridevi for Mom (Hindi
Best Supporting Actor - Fahadh Faasil for Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (Malayalam)
Best supporting actress - Divya Dutta for Irada (Hindi)
Best Action Direction: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)
Best Choreography: Ganesh Acharya for Toilet Ek Prem Katha
Best Popular Film: Baahubali 2 (Telugu)
Special Jury Award: Nagar Kirtan (Bengali)
Special Mention for Film Criticism: Sunil Mishra of Madhya Pradesh
Best Cinematography: Nikhil S Praveen for Bhayanakam (Malayalam)