Sardar Udham is directed by Shoojit Sircar while RRR is directed by SS Rajamouli.
Last Updated: 01.32 PM, Aug 24, 2023
Today, August 24, the highly anticipated National Awards were announced. In recognition of films released in 2021, the 69th National Film Awards were presented. Since there were so many deserving candidates this year, excitement about the eventual victor of the National Film Awards was at an all-time high.
The National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment went to S S Rajamouli's RRR. Nobody was surprised by this given the impact the movie had on people all across the world. RRR not only won the award for best popular film, but also five other awards. And not just RRR, but Vicky Kaushal starrer Sardar Udham also won five awards. The film is directed by Shoojit Sircas.
Let's first take a look at all the awards won by RRR:
Best Film for Wholesome Entertainment - RRR
Best Male Playback - Kala Bhairava (RRR)
Best Action Direction Award - King Soloman - RRR
Best Choreography - Prem Rakshith - RRR
Best Special Effects - V Srinivas Mohan - RRR
Best Background Score - M M Keeravani - RRR
Now let's look at the awards won by Sardar Udham:
Best Hindi Film - Sardar Udham
Best Cinematography - Avik Mukhopadhyay - Sardar Udham
Best Costume Designer - Veera Kapur - Sardar Udham
Best Production Design - Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta - Sardar Udham
Best Audiography - Sardar Udham
The movies that were approved and released in 2021 fought for the coveted prize this year. The jury chairmen gave Minister of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) Anurag Thakur the list of winners.