65 awardees skip National Film Awards

national-awardsControversy over the celebration of the prestigious National Film Awards has began after 65 awardees have skipped the event.

The 65th National Film Awards ceremony held today at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi . 24 crafts of cinema industries in the country will be awarded by the Central Government for their best performance. A total of 140 different categories have been selected for the National Film Awards.

The winners will receive awards through the President’s hands. However, President Rama Nath Kovind has given awards to only 11 people. The President of India has reached the venue at 5 pm on the evening and by the same time, there was an announcement that Union Minister Smriti Irani is going to give the awards leaving thoise 11 awardees. Knowing this around 65 awards have been canceled the National Film Awards ceremony.